chicken curry

Chicken Curry with Bongs twist!

“And believe me, a good piece of chicken can make anybody believe in the existence of God”-Sherman Alexie. Chicken curry is one of the most savored dish amongst the  Indians. Chicken cooked with a mixture of exotic spices is bound to be absolute divine, how ever the chicken curry we are talking in this post comes with a twist. This Chicken curry of course comes with it’s share of exotic species but it is cooked in a classic Bengali style with bongs favorite potato.


Lets dive in :

chicken curry


Chicken 400 gm

Onion – 2 medium ( 1 onion sliced, 1 onion paste)

Tomato – 2 medium ( pureed)

Potato – 1 Optional

Garlic – 4-5 cloves

Ginger paste- 1 tea spoon

Cumin Powder – 1 tea spoon

Coriander Powder – 1 tea spoon

Whole garam masala ( Cinnamon , Cloves, Green cardamom) – ½ tea spoon

Kashmiri red chilli powder – ½ tea spoon

Turmeric powder – ½ tea spoon

Oil – 3 table spoon

Salt to taste

Green Chilli – 2 or as you like

Few grains of sugar

Water 1 cup

chicken curry

chicken curry


Clean and marinate chicken for half an hour with salt and turmeric.

 Peel and Cut Potato into half . Fry the them in 1 tbsp oil , keep aside.

Now in the same oil , add 1 tbsp more oil and add the marinated chicken and fry in medium flame for 5 minutes . Reduce the flame if necessary. Keep aside.

Add another 1 tbsp oil , add few grains of sugar to caramelize , then the crushed garlic and sliced onions to it. Fry till onions turn golden .

Now add the crushed onion and tomato puree, ginger paste and other spices and cook till it starts to leave oil .

Now add the Chicken and Potato , Cook in medium flame again for 5-7 minutes without cover . Add 1 cup of water , Cover it and let it cook .

Check in between and add water if necessary . Once the chicken and potato are completely cooked balance the taste and adjust the consistency of the gravy , if you want more gravy add little hot water to it .

And Enjoy with crispy paratha/ luchi/ rice/ roti whatever you like . A vinegar dipped onion with it would do wonders . 😀

chicken curry

chicken curry

If you are interested in cooking traditional foods ,you might also like cooking  Potoler DormaIlish Bhapa Recipe

If you already try this comment below to let us know how much awesome it was :D.




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