Easy chicken curry recipe

This easy chicken curry recipe is simple and delicious. This easy chicken curry recipe is perfect for feeding the family. It's made with just a handful of ingredients and is enriched with creamy yoghurt.

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BBC Good Food

Not sure what to make for dinner? This homestyle easy chicken curry recipe is simple and delicious.

Making Indian at home doesn't have to be intimidating - this recipe comes together in under 45 minutes, using only a select few ingredients.

This easy chicken curry recipe is perfect for feeding the family. It's made with just a handful of ingredients and is enriched with creamy yogurt.

Feel free to pair it with some pilau rice or a naan bread!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 900 g boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger

  • 1 tsp. paprika

  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric

  • 1 tsp. ground coriander

  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

  • 400 g tinned chopped tomatoes

  • 350 ml chicken stock

  • 120 ml double cream

  • Salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • Basmati rice or naan, for serving

  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped coriander, for garnish

Method

  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add chicken and sear until no pink remains, 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, 1 minute.

  2. Add spices and cook until very fragrant, 1 minute. Add tomatoes and stock and bring to a simmer. Stir in double cream, and season with salt and pepper. Simmer until chicken pieces are cooked through and tender, about 10 minutes. 

  3. Serve over rice or with naan, garnished with coriander.

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