Recipe: Perfect Coconut Chicken Curry

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Coconut Chicken Curry.

Coconut Chicken Curry You can have Coconut Chicken Curry using 23 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Coconut Chicken Curry

  1. It’s of marinade.
  2. Prepare of chicken thighs (without skin), boneless.
  3. Prepare of greek yoghurt (I used low fat).
  4. You need of hot chilli powder.
  5. Prepare of garam masala.
  6. You need of garlic paste.
  7. It’s of ginger paste.
  8. It’s of Method- Poke your chicken thighs with a knife to absorb flavours.
  9. Prepare of Mix the poked chicken with all of the above (yoghurt + spices).
  10. Prepare of Leave to marinate for at least 1hour (pic below).
  11. It’s of to cook.
  12. Prepare of large onion, finely chopped.
  13. It’s of garam masala.
  14. Prepare of curry powder.
  15. Prepare of sugar (I used brown sugar).
  16. Prepare of full fat coconut milk (canned).
  17. You need of water.
  18. Prepare of chopped tomatoes (300g).
  19. You need of red curry paste.
  20. It’s of red chilli, halved (optional, I like mine with a slight kick!).
  21. It’s of garlic paste.
  22. Prepare of ginger paste.
  23. You need of coriander leaves.

Coconut Chicken Curry step by step

  1. For the marinade, mix the poked chicken with the yoghurt, and all the other marinade ingredients listed above. Leave to marinate for at least 1hour..
  2. Heat 2 tablespoon oil on medium-high heat. Put the chicken pieces in- sear for 3 mins on each side. Do it in 2 batches to avoid overcrowding the pan. Remove from pan. Then half each thigh to equal sizes. Set aside.
  3. Use the same oil that you seared the chicken, add chopped onions, 1tsp red chilli paste, 1 tsp garam masala, 2 tsp curry powder, 1 red chilli halved (optional). Mix and sauter until onions browned..
  4. Then add 1 can/tin of chopped tomatoes, 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp garlic paste, pinch of salt. Mix all. Then add 300ml Water and stir. Cover pan and let simmer on medium high heat for 10 mins. Stir occasionally..
  5. Once tomato sauce cooked, add the chicken pieces and stir with cooked sauce. Still on medium heat, cover and let the chicken cook in the sauce for 7 mins..
  6. Then remove lid from pan and let chicken cook (uncovered) for another 7 mins. Add 2 tsp of sugar. Mix.
  7. Then, add 300ml coconut milk, and mix with chicken sauce. Let cook on medium heat uncovered for 20-25 mins to thicken the sauce..
  8. Once the sauce has thickened, your chicken is ready! Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve with rice 🧡 Bon appetit!!.

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