Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

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Total Time:
35-50 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 chicken, jointed
  • 1 onion (finely minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (finely minced)
  • 3 or 4 fresh green or red or pickled chillies, cut lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoonful - ground turmeric
  • 1 dessert spoonful - ground corianders or a handful of pickled green coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - thin coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoonful - thick coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoonful - ghee

How to Make Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

  • Warm the ghee and add all the above ingredients except the chicken and coconut milk.
  • Fry for 2 or 3 minutes.
  • Then add the chicken and a pint or more of thin coconut milk.
  • Simmer slowly until the chicken is tender, and then add the thick coconut milk.
  • Add salt to taste and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Simmer for another 5 minutes, taking care to keep the pan uncovered during the whole process.