Neethu's Kitchen To Yours: Delish Tangy Coconut Chicken Curry

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Delish Tangy Coconut Chicken Curry

  • 1 1/2 pound chicken breast, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 4 tblsp Olive oil
  • 1 Large red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 4 chillies, slit
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 inch ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk


1. Heat 2 tblsp of the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes

2. Add the chillies, ginger, garlic and lemon juice and cook for 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

3. Add the remaining oil to the skillet and increase heat to medium high. Add the chicken and cook until browned but not cooked through for about 4 minutes.

4. Add the chilly powder,coriander, cumin and mustard seeds and stir for 2 minutes.

5. Add the onion mixture, 1/2 cup water and simmer for 6- 8 minutes. reduce the heat and then add cocount milk and simmer for another 2 minutes.

Tastes better with White rice and yoghurt :)


  1. Neethu yummy, making this tonight :))

  2. just tried it..its awesome and so quick to cook..thanks Neethu... :)

  3. To be very frank, I made it hoping it would turn out to be a really gud one like how ur fish curry turned out for me........but guess what!!! it was horrible coz of its tanginess...( u shld have mentioned just 2 table spoon lemon/lime juice or so), but anyway I can't resist myself from complimenting you for your Tilapia fish curry....