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Puransingh Chicken Curry

on January 10, 2013

Puransingh chicken curry.. Then name looks very much different isn’t it? Well, When I read this recipe my reaction was also the same. But I wanted to try something different today, so took a chance and proceeded with it. The curry turned out to be so very delicious, My home was filled with a lovely aroma.. I couldn’t control myself to finish off the curry and taste it.. 🙂 So friends go ahead and try this lovely recipe and fill your house with the lovely aroma, just like that of a typical punjabi dhaaba.. 🙂

I served the curry with ghee rice, however you can serve it with rotis or steamed rice too 🙂


Chicken,cut into small pieces : 1kg
Olive Oil : 2-3 tablespoons
Cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon
Green chillies,slit : 2-3
Cinnamon : 1 inch stick
Onions,finely chopped : 3
Tomatoes,pureed : 2-3
Turmeric powder : 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder : 2 teaspoons
Salt to taste
Black cardamoms : 4-5
Bay leaves : 3
Cloves : 2-3
Ginger-garlic paste : 1 tablespoon
Coriander powder : 1 tablespoon
Fresh coriander leaves : a few for garnishing


  • Heat the oil in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaves, cinnamon, black cardamom cloves, cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté lightly. Switch off the heat.
  • Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar and grind into a fine paste with a little water. Transfer this paste in the pan and sauté on a low heat. Add green chillies and tomato puree and sauté.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté, stirring continuously. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and sauté. Add chicken and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add salt and mix well. Add 2 cups of water, cover and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

2 responses to “Puransingh Chicken Curry

  1. Fiona says:

    Hey Shwetha, I tried this dish today and it turned out to be soo yumm .While frying the ingredients my whole kitchen was filed with beautiful aroma as u rightly said. Finished the curry quickly and tasted it with ghee rice . It was indeed a good combi ghee rice and curry blended beautifully.Thank you for this lovely recipe.

  2. shwetamith says:

    Wow, that’s awesome fiona 🙂 Am glad u liked it

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