Punjabi Chicken Curry


  1. Chicken – 1/2 kg
  2. Onion (chopped) – 1
  3. Tomato (chopped) – 1
  4. Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
  5. Ginger – 1 piece
  6. Garlic flakes – 4
  7. Red chilly powder – 2 tbsp
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  10. Cumin(jeera) – 2 tsp
  11. Sugar – 1 1/2 tsp
  12. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  13. Ghee – 4 tbsp
  14. Cashew nuts – 10
  15. Salt
  16. Coriander leaves – to garnish


  1. Grind ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, and onion chopped into a fine paste.
  2. Make a paste of coconut and cashew nuts and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai. Add 1 1/2 tsp sugar to it and stir till brown in color. Add onion paste and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add tomato pieces and cook until oil separates .
  5. Mix chicken pieces with appropriate amount of salt. Add coconut paste and 2 cups of water and cook it well.
  6. Sprinkle garam masala on top.Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve hot with rice or rotis.


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10 Responses

  1. Daily Meals says:

    Nice recipe. I will try it for my hubby and daughter.

  2. seena says:

    Me cook in the same way, but no cumin..here nobody likes cumin taste in non items..Y’day made this for dinner..

  3. Cinnamon says:

    Simple and Delicious!!! Thanks for sharing!

  4. bindiya says:

    the best way to make chicken, simple and sweet , nice recipe!

  5. Asha says:

    Slurp!!! Looks yum Prajusha:))

  6. Happy Cook says:

    Love the chicken curry.

  7. Pravs says:

    This looks so yummy. By the ingredients i think it will taste like nadan kozhi curry…alley ?

  8. jeena says:

    All I can say is mmmmmmmmmm! I love chicken curry your recipe looks wonderful I really like the picture! 🙂

  9. Cynthia says:

    An all time favourite of mine.

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