The everyday chicken curry!


This is always my go-to recipe for chicken curry. It’s quite basic and simple to make.


  • 1 packet of chicken legs
  • 4 medium onions
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 green cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • salt to taste
  1. Heat oil in a thick sided pan/pot.  Add cinnamon, cloves and green cardamoms and sauté for half
    a minute.
  2. Add onions and sauté till golden brown.
  3. Add ginger paste and garlic paste and continue to sauté for two to three minutes, stirring
  4. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chili powder. Mix well.
  5. Add pureed tomato and stir.
  6. Add the chicken pieces and salt. Sauté on high heat for five minutes.
  7. Add two cups water, bring to a boil, cover and cook till the chicken is fully

The only addition I made to this curry was I added half a can of coconut milk to give it that silky finish, and I added a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar. Both are definitely optional, but it really makes a good curry.

Serve it with basmati white rice and you have the perfect dinner.