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Easy Indian Chicken Curry

Easy Creamy Chicken Curry

Easy Chicken Curry with less than 10 ingredients and no chopping or grinding
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Easy Creamy Chicken Curry
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 29 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Foodcow


  • 1/2 Kg Chicken on the bones
  • 2 Cups Thick Yogurt
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime**
  • Salt to tast about 1 tsp
  • Thumb size Ginger
  • 7-9 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tsp Black pepper*
  • 1 tsp Kasoori Methi
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • 1 tbsp Oil


  • Marinate the Chicken with lime juice, salt and Yogurt.Set aside for 15 minutes minimum to a maximum of 24 hours.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame.
  • Add minced ginger and garlic.Alternatively make a puree of it with a splash of water.
  • Add the chicken pieces one by one while shaking off the excess marinade.Without disturbing the chicken cook it on one side for about 5 minutes on high heat so that it browns a bit.This step will improve the look and the depth of flavour.
  • Flip the chicken pieces and continue cooking undisturbed for a further 5 minutes.
  • Pour over rest of the marinade on the chicken.Cook covered for about 25 minutes on slow flame.
  • Uncover and give the chicken a good stir.If needed add more water.Check if the chicken is cooked by piercing through a thick piece.
  • Add Cream,pepper and kasoori methi.Give it a gentle boil and your curry is ready!


adjust the lime juice based on the tartness of the yogurt.