Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken

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In this Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken recipe the chicken is so moist and full of flavor. This delicious chicken recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight meal, family gatherings, or when you’re having friends or family over for dinner. 

Curry Leaf Chicken - Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken
Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken

What Ingredients do I need to make Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken?

Curry leaves, oil, cumin seeds, onion, whole dried red chillies, ginger garlic paste, chicken, ground coriander, Kashmiri chili powder, ground cumin, salt, ground pepper, and lemon juice.

Step to Make this Recipe?

First, in a skillet or wok add in oil on medium heat. Second when the oil is hot add in the curry leaves. Third, let the curry leaves sauté for 30 seconds to a minute. Take off the curry leaves and set them aside in a bowl.


Further, in the same wok add in cumin seeds and whole dried red chillies. Further, in 30 seconds add in the onions, ginger garlic paste and sauté until the onions are golden. Keep stirring intermittently. 

Fry the curry leaves on medium heat for 30 seconds. Take out and set aside.

 Further add in the chicken and let it sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring intermittently. Then add in the spices, and salt and stir well. Furthermore, cover and cook about 15 to 20 minutes on medium heat. Keep checking every few minutes and stir to make sure the chicken does not stick to the wok. If it does add about 2 tbsp water. Once the chicken is cooked add in lemon juice and the curry leaves. While adding the curry leaves, Make sure they are crushed. I crush them in my palm before adding them. 

Enjoy with roti or rice.

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Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken

Shilpa
In this Curry Leaf Chicken – Easy Quick Dry Indian Chicken recipe the chicken is so moist and full of flavor. This delicious chicken recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight meal, family gatherings, or when you’re having friends or family over for dinner.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Appertizer, Side
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Equipment

  • 1 wok or deep bottom pot/skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp oil of choice
  • 30 to 40 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 whole dried red chili peppers (small)
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1.5 pounds chicken, boneless, breast or thighs (680 grams)
  • 2 tsp ground coriander     (dhaniya powder)
  • 2 tsp kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin        (jeera powder)
  • 1 tsp salt (add more later if needed)
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Rinse and chop the onions finely.
  • Rinse and chop the chicken to 3 inch pieces.

Cook

  • In a skillet or wok add in oil on medium heat.
  • When the oil is hot add in the curry leaves. Let the curry leaves sauté for 30 seconds to a minute. Take off the curry leaves and set them aside in a bowl.
  • In the same wok add in cumin seeds and whole dried red chillies. Further, in 30 seconds add in the onions, ginger garlic paste and sauté until the onions are golden. Keep stirring intermittently. 
  • Fry the curry leaves on medium heat for 30 seconds. Take out and set aside.
  • Further add in the chicken and let it sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring intermittently.
  • Then add in the ground coriander, Kashmiri chili powder, ground cumin, black pepper, and salt and stir well. Furthermore, cover and cook about 15 to 20 minutes on medium heat. Keep checking every few minutes and stir to make sure the chicken does not stick to the wok. If it does add about 2 tbsp water. Once the chicken is cooked add in lemon juice and the curry leaves. While adding the curry leaves, Make sure they are crushed. I crush them in my palm before adding them. 
  • Enjoy with roti or rice.

Notes

This chicken is spicy. If you cant tolerate heat reduce the whole dried red chilli peppers and crushed black pepper.
Keyword Curry Leaf Chicken, Dry Lemon Curry Leaf Chicken, Easy Indian Chicken Recipe, Easy Pepper Curry Leaf Chicken, Indian Dry Chicken, Pepper Chicken, Spicy Chicken with Curry Leaves
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AboutFastCurries

My name is Shilpa Tiku. I am a foodie and love experimenting with different cuisines. Originally a Kashmiri, born in Mumbai and currently live in Dallas.

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