Chicken Curry for Bachelors

Ingredients for Simple Chicken Curry:

  • Chicken- 1 kg
  • Onion, rough chopped- 4 medium
  • Ginger, crushed- 2 tsp
  • Garlic, crushed- 2 tsp
  • Tomatoes, roughly chopped- 3 medium
  • Green chillies, thick chopped- 3 nos.
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- 1.5 tsp
  • Readymade Chicken Masala- 1 tbsp (store bought)
  • Salt- 1.5 tsp
  • Refined Oil- 4-5 tbsp


  • Clean & wash the chicken pieces and keep it to drain.
  • Roughly chop the onions, tomatoes and green chillies.
  • Peel and crush the ginger and garlic cloves.


  • Heat oil in a pan or kadai and add the chopped onions.
  • Fry on high heat for 10 mins till brown in colour.
  • Add the crushed ginger and garlic and fry on medium heat for 2 mins.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and green chillies and fry on medium heat for 2 mins.
  • Add the turmeric powder and mix & fry on medium heat for around 3 mins till tomatoes are soft.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and fry on high heat for 2-3 mins till the chicken pieces are browned.
  • Add the readymade chicken masala, red Chilli powder and salt, mix and bhunno on high heat for 5 mins. Continue to fry on medium heat for another 5 mins.
  • Now add 200 ml water and cook on low heat for around 20 mins till the chicken pieces are tender and oil separates.

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