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Spicy Red Chicken Curry Recipe

Spicy Red Chicken Curry recipe with step by step pictures. In this recipe the only major ingredient is homemade red and spicy gravy which brings a tremendous color and flavor to the dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
marination time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Chicken - 500 grams
  • Oil - 4 tblspn
  • Onions - 2 large sliced thinly
  • Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
  • For Marination:
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblspn
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 2 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
  • Curd / Yogurt - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • For Grinding:
  • Dry Kashmiri Red Chillies - 10 to 15
  • Garlic - 6 to 8 cloves


  • Take chicken in a bowl, add all the marination ingredients into it and mix well. Leave it to marinate for 30 mins.
  • Take chillies and garlic in a blender and puree till smooth.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add in onions and saute till golden.
  • Now add in the chicken along with the marination and saute on high heat for 5 mins.
  • Cover the kadai and cook on a low heat for 25 to 30 mins. Stiring inbetween.
  • Now the chicken must be cooked, increase the heat and cook on high heat till the chicken is well seared and oil separates from this. It will take around 10 to 15 mins.
  • Now add in ground chilli masala and mix well. Saute well for 10 more mins till raw smell leaves away.
  • Add more water and simmer covered till oil floats on top.
  • Add in coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve.


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