Easy Spicy Chicken Curry

Easy Spicy Chicken Curry is a flavorful and popular dish made with chicken, spices, and a tomato-based sauce. It is a quick and easy recipe that can be made in a pressure cooker or on a stovetop. The dish is typically served with rice or roti. Here is a simple recipe for making Easy Spicy Chicken Curry:


  • 1 lb boneless chicken thighs or breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker or a pan over medium heat. Once hot, add the chopped onions and sauté until they are translucent.
  2. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for another 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes until the tomatoes are soft.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and 2 cups of water, mix well.
  5. If using pressure cooker, close the lid and cook for 2 whistles. If using a pan, bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  6. Once done, garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with rice or roti.


  • You can adjust the spiciness of the curry by adding more or less red chili powder as per your preference.
  • You can also add more tomatoes or tomato puree if you prefer a thicker sauce.
  • You can also add some vegetables like bell peppers, carrots, or potatoes for more nutrition and variety.
  • For variation you can also add some yogurt or cream for a richer and creamier sauce.
  • You can also adjust the consistency of the curry by adding more or less water as per your preference.






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