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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 208.0
  • Total Fat: 9.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,200.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 11.6 g

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Authentic Indian Chicken Curry

Submitted by: LOTUS737
Authentic Indian Chicken Curry


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Number of Servings: 4


    2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
    1 cup onions, diced
    1 large tomato, diced
    1 T cumin, toasted and ground
    1 T coriander, toasted and ground
    1 tsp turmeric
    2 tsp ginger
    5 gloves garlic, minced
    2 tsp salt (or to taste)
    1 T lemon juice
    1 T mustard seed (black)
    1 tsp red pepper (or to taste)
    .5 tsp cinnamon, freshly ground
    Curry leaves- one or two stems

    1 cup basmati rice (you can microwave it for 20 minutes with two cups of water and a bit of salt)


First set the rice to cook- either in the microwave (as directed) or on the stove.

Brown the onions in 1 T of the oil. Then add the garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, red pepper, cinnamon, and turmeric. Add the tomato and salt. Cook for a few minutes. Add the ginger and lemon juice. Add the curry leaves (whole) and chicken.

Cook until the chicken is done, 10-15 minutes, depending on how big you cut it.

Serve over the rice or stir the rice in. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

Calculated for 4 HEARTY servings, could easily serve 6.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOTUS737.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is as good as any Indian curry 100%
    - 6/11/08

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  • This was an incredible Southern Indian dish that I made for my Indian friend and she loved it. - 3/16/10

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  • It was delicous! I have made this dish a couple times my indian husband loves it :) - 1/4/09

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  • yummy!! This was so good! I added a can of stewed tomatoes and it made a fantastic sauce for the rice! - 12/9/08

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  • I will be making your dish as soon as I can find curry leaves, or would you let us know if there is a suitable substitute. Thanks, Kath - 7/27/08

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  • Excellent, I will make this again for sure. - 7/19/08

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  • I JUST ate this and it was sooooo gooood!!! I put it on top of Roti (awesome as well!) instead of rice. WOW! Thanx!! :) - 6/20/08

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  • This is a fantastic curry dish! The serving size and calories per cannot be beaten, IMHO. I've already made it twice before leaving this rating, and will be making it often! This beats the pants out of cooking out of a jar! - 5/17/08

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  • This was lovely, I normally like my curries with a bit more sauce but this was soo flavorsum that it didn't matter. - 3/27/08

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  • Thank you for sharing this! I haven't made it yet, but I had chicken curry that someone (Indian) brought to work today and this sounds just like it! I've used your recipe to add it to my nutritional tracker for the day. If I make the dish, I'll come back and add a rating to my comment! - 2/1/08

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