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Friday, March 9, 2012

Cilantro Chicken | Easy Chicken Curry Recipe

Today I am sharing Cilantro Chicken Curry recipe. It is nothing but cilantro flavored Chicken curry. This is a very simple recipe without much spices. Suddenly I started craving for the flavor of  cilantro a lot. I remembered tasting  cilantro flavored chicken in friend's place. But she was a little busy, so couldnt call her for recipe . so decided to give a try in my own version. It came out very well. 

Chicken Curry with Cilantro


Chicken - 1 lb
Oil- 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds  - 1/2 tsp
Onion (chopped)  - 1/2 cup
Tomato (chopped) - 1/2 cup 
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste

To grind into paste
Washed and Chopped Cilantro, 1 1/2 cups
Green Chillies, 2 nos
Cumin seeds, 1/2 teaspoon
Chopped onions, about 1/4 cup
Garlic, 5-6 cloves
Ginger, about 1 inch long
Easy chicken curry

  1. Grind the ingredients listed under 'to grind' fine paste.
  2. In a pan, heat oil then add cumin seeds and when they crack add chopped onions, saute till they are translucent. Then add tomatoes, let it cook for 2-3 minutes  and the ground cilantro paste along with turmeric powder and cook till the raw smell is gone.
  3. Now add chicken mix well and cook. Chicken will release water. So check and if required add water.
  4. Let it simmer for 15 - 20 minutes.
  5. When the oil starts seperating, turn off the stove and Serve it warm.
Chicken Curry with coriander leaves

  • I have used boneless chicken. You can chicken with bones too.
  • I have added green chillies. If you want you can add chilli powder too.


  1. Looks gr8! Something my hubby would love im sure :-) Thanks for sharing this on my space!

  2. wowww... i love green chicken curry.. looks delicious.. love to have with parota :)

  3. Nice flavorful chicken variety.. Bookmarking

  4. wow...yummy flavorful chicken....

  5. I also make a cilantro chicken, but yours is a different recipe...the chicken looks yummy :-)

  6. I love cilantro too, never made cilantro the main flavour for chicken curry though.. will try..

  7. Love this chicken,flavorful and so tempting.

  8. I'm one of those people that just can't handle cilantro. I bet I could sub basil for this dish and it would be wonderful.

  9. So many delicious flavors in this dish, great recipe

  10. Wow! What a delicious curry paste you made with ginger and cilantro in it! A must-try!

  11. I can tell this dish is just bursting with amazing flavors. Can't wait to try it!

  12. cilantro, chicken, and curry are three ingredients that I LOVE hearing together!! This sounds amazing!

  13. Yummy flavorful chicken dinner! it looks pretty easy too! Thanks for the addition to my recipe box. Yummed and Pinned!

  14. I love cilantro and it pairs so well with chicken! Great recipe! :)

  15. I love easy, tasty curry recipes! Yum!

  16. Looks delicious. I love cilantro.

  17. I love cilantro! This looks so delicious. Turning cilantro into a paste is genius.

  18. What a delicious chicken divya..

  19. LOVE cilantro, I can't wait to make this!

  20. What a tasty looking recipe - a proper comfort food dish, this!

  21. SO many wonderful ingredients and flavors in one bowl!

  22. This looks divine, I just love coriander:-)

  23. Great recipe, it looks so tasty!

  24. This sounds so full of flavor and I love cilantro, so this will be a great dinner soon!


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