Friday, July 31, 2015

Goan Chicken Curry

1 kg chicken, cut into small pieces(I used boneless)
1tsp salt
11/2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
2 Tbsp lemon juice

To be ground into a paste
4 red Kashmiri chillies
2 tsp cumin seeds
10 peppercorns
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 Tbsp coriander seeds
5 cloves
1 inch cinnamon

Other ingredients required
6 onions chopped fine
4 tomatoes chopped fine
4 green chillies, chopped fine
3 potatoes, small, peeled and cut into cubes
4 Tbsp oil
1/2 tsp hing powder(asafoetida)
3 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  • Marinate the chicken pieces with the ingredients under marinade and keep aside.
  • Grind the ingredients that are to be ground into a fine paste by adding little water if required and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a pan and saute one chopped onion well.
  • Once the onion turns translucent add the marinated chicken to it and fry well until the chicken turns white in colour. Keep this aside.
  • In another pan heat the remaining oil and saute the remaining onions.
  • Once the onions start to turn golden add the chopped tomatoes and green chillies. Stir fry for a few minutes.
  • Now add the ground paste and fry for one to two minutes.
  • Add the chicken that was kept aside along with 2 cups of water,cubed potatoes and salt.
  • Mix well and cover and cook on low heat until the chicken and potatoes are well cooked and gravy thickens.
  • Finally add the asafoetida and chopped coriander leaves. Give a good mix and serve hot.

Recipe adapted from here


  1. chicken looks fab and juicy

  2. Chicken looks super delicious

  3. Chicken looks super delicious

  4. I was in Goa last month, where I tried the Goan chicken curry. It was delicious and I felt I was tasting manna from heaven on earth! But, my hunt for the recipe proved fruitful only now! I have finally found an authentic Goan chicken curry recipe through this blog. It’s written well and the directions are given in the easiest manner! I am going to certainly cook it this week itself to impress my family and get showered by compliments!

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