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Coconut Chicken Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 5-6 fresh curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 medium-sized onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 3 large boneless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized pieces
  • salt to taste


  • Heat oil and saute garlic and curry leaves for a few seconds till fragrant. Add in onions and fry for a few minutes till tender and lightly browned.
  • Add in spices and fry for a few seconds before slowly stirring in the coconut milk. Allow it to come to a boil, and then add in the chicken pieces.
  • Season with salt and cook covered for around 15 minutes till chicken is done and completely cooked through. Serve warm