How to Cook Dry Chicken Curry

by Huang Kitchen

"Curry" is synonymous with Indian food. There are some delicious examples of it in this varied, exotic cuisine. Dry Chicken Curry is one I have created in my kitchen. It's simple to cook & taste great


  • 1.50 kilograms Chicken or chicken whole legs ( cut into bite size
  • 4 Large onions ( 1/2 cut cubes, 1/2 cut into rings )
  • 3 Centimeters Young ginger (cut into thin strips)
  • 3 Tablespoons Curry powder
  • 1 Cinnamon stick ( 2 cm )
  • 2 Spring onions (chopped)
  • 5 Tablespoons Vegetable oil
  • ΒΌ Cups Water (hot)
  • 2 Lime/ calamansi (juice)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt ( to taste )
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    To cook dry chicken curry, first rinse and chop chicken into bite size. Measure 3 tablespoons curry powder (meat).

    Step 2

    Cut ginger into thin strips, cut onions into cubes, 2 cm cinnamon stick, 5 tablespoons oil.

    Step 3

    Cut more onions into rings, squeeze lime juice from 2 calamansi, chopped spring onions, salt to taste.

    Step 4

    To cook the dish, first heat up oil in a wok, preferably a non-stick pan. Add cinnamon stick, ginger strips and onion cubes. Fry till fragrant.

    Step 5

    Add the chicken pieces and stir fry till well mixed with the ginger and onions.

    Step 6

    Then add salt to taste. Stir fry until chicken is brown.

    Step 7

    Add the curry powder and fry over high heat, stirring gently.

    Step 8

    Stir gently until chicken is well coated with the curry powder. Add hot water. Cover and simmer over medium heat until liquid dries and the chicken becomes tender.

    Step 9

    Add the cut onion rings into the chicken mixture.

    Step 10

    Stir fry until onion rings are well mixed into the curry mixture.

    Step 11

    Lastly add the lime juice.

    Step 12

    And some chopped spring onions for Colour. Stir quickly before dishing out.

    Step 13

    Dish up the dry curry chicken into a serving dish and garnish with more chopped onions before serving. Serve immediately with steamed hot rice.

    Step 14

    And you're done! This most basic of curry chicken recipe is also one of the tastiest. Enjoy! Please access my blog for more details.