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Coconut Chicken Curry

The coconut chicken curry can be served with rice or with mashed potatoes. In the East African countries, it is served with chapatis or rice.

Course Lunch and Dinner
Cooking time 28 Minutes

✦ The Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons of cooking butter
  • 2 Chopped onions
  • One teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
  • 3 Grated cloves of fresh garlic
  • 4 Chopped tomatoes
  • One chopped red paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 3/4 Teaspoon curry powder
  • 900g Cut pieces of chicken breasts
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of chicken spices
  • 200g of coconut milk

✦ The Steps For Making the Coconut Chicken Curry

1 ✦ Add the 3 tablespoons of the cooking butter in a pan. And then heat it in low medium heat.

2 ✦ Add the 2 chopped onions and cook them until they have a little bit of golden color.

3 ✦ Add the 3 grated cloves of garlic and the one teaspoon of grated ginger. Keep stirring and cook them for 2 minutes.

4 ✦ Add the 4 Chopped tomatoes and the one chopped red paprika. Then cook them and keep stirring this until they are very soft.

5 ✦ Add the 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder. Stir and then cook for 2 minutes.

6 ✦ Then add the 900g cut pieces of chicken breasts and then stir. Cover and cook the chicken for 5 minutes.

7 ✦ Then add the 3/4 teaspoon curry powder, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and the 1/2 teaspoon of chicken spices. Stir and cover for 2 to 3 more minutes.

8 ✦ When it is golden brown, then add 200g of coconut milk. Then stir and cover to cook for 12 minutes at low heat.

✦ How to Serve the Coconut Chicken Curry

This is served with rice or mashed potatoes or chapati.

✦ Some Tips

  • You can add 1/4 cup of freshly chopped coriander when adding the coconut milk.
  • It is upon you to choose the type of chicken pieces you want to use.