Your Step by Step guide to making Coconut Chicken Curry

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Coconut Chicken Curry, hailing from South Indian cuisine, is one of the most delicious chicken recipes you could get your hands on. Once you taste it, its unique flavors, texture, and a rich assortment of spices will cling to your mouth forever. 

In South Indian households, Coconut Chicken Curry is a common dish that goes with every main course meal. It delightfully compliments plain rice, ghee rice, fried rice, pulao, peas rice, bread, paratha, or any other heavy Indian meal. 


Chicken, salt, turmeric, red chili powder, dry spices, coconut milk, ginger, garlic, onions, curry leaves. 

Steps you need to follow:

Preparing this dish is extremely easy and can be done on short notice. Once you get the necessary ingredients at hand, you can get started. You might find it difficult to get the spices. Look around in your nearest grocery stores and you are bound to eventually chance upon the ingredients that you need for this recipe. 

  • Put your uncooked chicken in a bowl and pour some turmeric, spices, salt, pepper, and red chili in it. Set it aside and let it marinate for 30 minutes or more.
  • Meanwhile, roast your dry spices in a frying pan. Once it gets reduced to fine particles, add some water and proceed to make a paste out of it. By now, the paste of your spices should emanate a delicious fragrance. 
  • Then on a different frying pan, pour some coconut oil and fry your onions and ginger paste for a while. Stir them until they are properly cooked. 
  • After that, add your marinated chicken to the pan and cook it on high flame for 2 to 3 minutes. You should also start adding the paste of spice that you prepared earlier. Stir it well and then allow it to cook covered for a while. 
  • Once the chicken is properly cooked, add some coconut oil to it. Then let it simmer. This should give your chicken a delicious, creamy, and soft texture. 
  • On a separate frying pan, you need to prepare the tempering. Pour some coconut milk and fry onions, curry leaves, garlic, and chili in it. Mix it well until the ingredients are properly cooked and fried. 
  • Once your tempering is ready, add it to your chicken. 

With these simple steps, you can prepare Coconut Chicken Curry with a touch of authentic Indian taste. 

The ideal occasion for cooking this item

Whether you want to impress your guests with a delicious dinner or want to treat yourself or your family to a nice meal, this is an ideal recipe for you. 

If you are craving Indian food and do not want to order takeout, then simply put your cooking hat on and get started with this recipe. This is a healthy and mouthwateringly delicious chicken dish that can liven up any occasion. The chicken melts in your mouth with a spicy yet creamy texture. The smell of the curry alone can make you hungry and make this dish your new favorite chicken item. 

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