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



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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to hot pan. Brown on both sides. Cook in batches if needed.

  • Remove chicken from pan and add onion, garlic, and ginger. Cut a slit into the chile lengthwise and add to pan. Saute the onion mixture until softened, about 3-5 minutes. Add spices and cook for 30 seconds.

  • Add tomatoes and 1/2 cup water and stir. Add chicken back to pan and bring up to a simmer. Cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened, about 30 minutes. Turn chicken occasionally throughout cooking.

  • When ready to serve, uncover and stir in cream. Simmer for 1 minute and serve.

Reviews (2)

46 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 12
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
My grade-school age kids wouldn't touch this, but I liked it a lot. I might use boneless skinless breasts in the future, and I might add a little more water - mine was pretty thick.
Rating: Unrated
My family LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this dish! Even my finicky 20-yr. old eater son