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Spicy Chicken Curry with Rice. Eastern Recipe

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Yummy chicken curry with tender rice is one of the most famous Indian dishes. Still, the name of the meal was originated in Britain. In fact, all the dishes cooked with the spicy sauce was called “kari” as this word meant “spicy Indian sauce”.

Since nineteen century there are a lot of restaurants called curry house. If you go there, you may taste classical delicious Eastern dishes. Still, if you try original Indian curry, you may notice that there are different spices used. As for the British people, they used the specific mixture of spices to be sure that the local Indian food can be eaten without any fears.

In India, people choose unique combination of spices. It depends of the place where people were born, their religion and other important things. The choice of spices can show how rich and successful person, buying is. As you know, Muslim do not eat pork pork - very good recipes with pork learn more..., Indian vegetarians avoid eating red ingredients, associating with blood. That`s why they never add paprika into the mixture of curry spices.  So, if you buy them on the market, you`ll be asked on what is your religion, lifestyle and so on. And of course, Indian markets are the only place where you can buy classical spices for yummy curry. However, even if you cannot do it, you may still treat your close people with delicious meat and rice. This Indian-style meal will definitely impress all your friends and close people.

So, let`s look at the simple chicken curry recipe.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Chicken fillet
2 pcs
130 cals
Water
100 ml
Garlic
2 cloves
70 cals
Curry spices
2 tsp
16 cals
Zira
0.5 tsp
7 cals
Turmeric
1 tsp
6 cals
Chili pepper (powder)
1 tsp
45 cals
Tomato sauce
1 tbsp
78 cals
Onion
1 tbsp
70 cals
Salt
to taste
Rice
1 cup
340 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
762 cals
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Instructions:
  1. To begin with, you`ll need to cook the sauce. It is the most important part of the dish. Peel onion and chop it.
  2. Mash garlic carefully.
  3. Wash chicken fillet and cut it into middle-sized cubes. And here is one more interesting moment. Traditionally curry is cooked with chicken. However, you may replace the main ingredient with the pork. For it to be tender as well, cut meat into really small pieces. You may also go on without using meat. If you`re a vegetarian, replace meat with the season vegetables. You may use carrot, zucchini, celery, tomatoes and red bell pepper. They taste great in combination with the spices. Cut all the vegetables into middle-sized pieces and fry until they are half-ready. Then continue stewing them in the spicy sauce.
  4. However, if you prefer easy chicken curry recipes, choose classical chicken curry with rice. Cook onion in the pan with the small amount of the vegetable oil. It should be golden-yellow and soft at the end.
  5. Add tomato sauce and spices into the pot.
  6. Finally, enrich the taste of the dish. Using chopped or mashed garlic. Cook everything for about two minutes, stirring everything constantly. Add chicken on the top of the spicy mass.
  7. Mix chicken with spicy mass. Continue stirring everything constantly. Cook until poultry is soft and white.
  8. As soon as chicken is half-ready, add water, salt and stew everything for 30 minutes. The sauce should become thicker. As for the meat, it will be very fragrant and yummy.
  9. And here is one more interesting secret for you. Spices always should be fresh ground. Classical dish should be eaten with this spicy sauce. So, do not get rid of the extra liquid.
  10. As for the rice, there is nothing difficult in cooking such a garnish. All you need is to boil rice in the cold water. If you like, you may add turmeric. In this case the dish will change the color and become more fragrant and tasty.
  11. Your easy chicken curry is ready!

Now you may get down to serving the dish. It is also an important part of the process of cooking. Take a wide plate and cover it with the rice. Put chicken with curry into the middle of the plate. You`re done! If you want, you may add more herbs.

Hope you`ve found a lot of interesting information about this Eastern dish. Try to cook it and share the recipe with your friends.

Author:
Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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