Chicken Masala Curry

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Elisabetta47

From the Pomona College Magazine featuring alumni chefs. This one by Maya Kaimal is not overpoweringly spicy, but delivers lots of flavor levels and works well with other types of poultry/meats.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a wok, dutch oven or deep saute pan, fry onions in oil over medium high heat until the edges are nicely browned.
  2. Add garlic & ginger & continue stirring 2 minutes.
  3. Add ground spices (including salt) & fry another 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes & fry over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken & water (or coconut milk) & stir.
  6. Bring mixture to a simmer & reduce heat to low.
  7. Cover & simmer 20 minutes, then check.
  8. If sauce is too thin, remove cover & simmer 10 minutes more.
  9. If sauce is desired thickness, continue to simmer covered for 10 minutes.

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