Chicken Dopiaza

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by - Carla -

I am surprised a recipe for this hasn't already been posted. Dopiaza is a medium strength curry that contains double (!!!) the amount of onions than typically found in other curry recipes. It is a great recipe for the onion lovers!

Top Review by mermaiden91

This was delicious, especially the next day. I followed the recipe as is but without the hot curry (for my husband and toddler). For the onions, I used 2 red and 2 brown. A real winner - thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large wok style pan place the oil, curry, garam masala, hot curry (if using) cinnamon and cumin.
  2. Over a low flame, heat spices 1 to 2 minutes, to allow the flavors to blend (don't allow mixture to smoke).
  3. Add onions and saute over low flame until the onions are translucent (about 5 to 8 minutes).
  4. Remove onions from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  5. Add sliced chicken and garlic to the pan, along with salt & pepper to taste.
  6. Saute chicken 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Mix in the reserved onions, chicken broth and the chopped tomatoes with juice.
  8. Bring to a low simmer and cook, uncovered 10 to 12 minutes, or until sauce is slightly reduced and thickens.
  9. Serve along side Basmati rice and fresh naan.

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