Indian Chicken Curry

Does your family love Indian food? Learn how to make Indian chicken curry dishes with our best recipes.

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Curried Chicken

Rating: 3 stars 27
Chicken breasts stay moist when cooked in the microwave on a bed of onion and apple. Ketchup, curry powder, and yogurt make a sweet, mildly spicy, and creamy sauce.

Easy Chicken Curry

Rating: 3 stars 31
Serve this dish with rice and accompaniments, such as plain yogurt, raisins, toasted almonds, and store-bought mango chutney. Curry powder comes in many varieties. Madras, used here, is spicier.

Indian-Spiced Chicken

Rating: 3.5 stars 46
Want to try an easy Indian dinner recipe? Chicken thighs braised in a rich, spicy tomato sauce make for a hearty one-pot meal.

Chicken with Vindaloo Spices

Rating: 4 stars 11
Treat your family to some classic Indian cuisine with this spicy curry recipe from "At Home with Madhur Jaffrey." Pair with Tomato Pullao to complete the dinner.

Indian Chicken Curry

Rating: 2.5 stars 26
Whole canned tomatoes can be used for this Indian-inspired chicken curry dish; just crush them with your hands or chop them finely before adding.

Instant Pot Chicken Curry

This instant winner recipe puts a delicious chicken curry on the table in about 30 minutes—as much time as it would take a (speedy) takeout order to be delivered. Made with chicken thighs, warm spices like coriander and cumin seeds, and zippy fresh garlic and ginger, this dish packs a lot of flavor into just one pot. Before starting, put on a pot of fluffy rice to serve on the side, and the whole dinner will be ready at the same time. 

Quick Chicken Curry with Spinach and Peas

This easy Indian-inspired weeknight dinner comes together in under an hour. Save leftovers for lunch the next day, as the flavor only gets better.

Chicken with Roasted Coriander in Coconut-Curry Sauce

Madhur Jaffrey's recipe for dakshini murgh, a southern India-style chicken dish, is ideal for entertaining. Let the coconut milk sit undisturbed until you're ready to cook; then remove the thick layer of cream from the top to stir in at the end.

Chicken Curry

Rating: 3.5 stars 1258
The slow cooker does the heavy lifting here when it's time for dinner. All you have to do is assemble this hearty coconut milk-based curry, which takes just 10 minutes.

Chicken-and-Squash Curry

Warm spices like ginger, mustard seeds, cumin, and coriander are a natural pairing with winter squash in this Indian-style curry that makes a satisfying dinner.

Curried Chicken with Coconut Rice

Rating: 3.5 stars 179
All you need with this one-pot dish is a quick salad. Toss sliced cucumber and tomato with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and salt and pepper.

Inspiration and Ideas

Butter Chicken
Also known as murgh makhani, this famous Indian dish is probably only rivaled in popularity by chicken tikka masala. Dinner takes on an intoxicating aroma as the chicken cooks in the creamy tomato sauce, thanks to the combination of garam masala and toasted cumin.
Chicken Coconut Curry
A staple in Indian, Thai, and Caribbean cuisines, mild-flavored coconut milk is used to enhance everything from curries to desserts.