The Hyderabadi Chicken Curry recipe gets its flavor from basic spice powders and herbs like Coriander leaves (Cilantro) and Mint leaves. A simple and easy chicken recipe from the Hyderabad region of India, the spice mix gives it an appealing color and taste, without it being too spicy or hot.

Ingredients :

  1. 1 – Chicken with bones4 – Onion -finely sliced

 2. 3 – tsp Ginger garlic paste

 3. 250 ml – Curd

 4. 1/2 – Finely chopped mint leaves, 1/2 cup corriander leaves  

 5. 1 tsp – turmeric powder

6. 2 tsp – Red chilli powder

7. 1 tsp – Kashmiri Chilli powder

 8. 21/2 tsp – Corriander powder

9. 1 tsp – Garam masala powder (all spices)

10. Salt to taste

 11. 5 tbsp oil – 5 tbsp

12. 2 tbsp tomato sauce

Marination :

Marinate the chicken in 2 steps – first with dry masala powders, salt and curd; next with coriander leaves, mint leaves and ginger-garlic paste.


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  • In a pan heat the oil and saute the sliced onion. Fry till the onions are golden brown in color.
  • Now add the marinated chicken, mix well and fry in high flame for around 3 mins, stirring continuously .
  • Lower the flame & cover with a lid
  • After 5 mins add in the Kashmiri Chilli powder, mix well and cover again
  • Now add a dash of spicy tomato sauce to add a zing.
  • Add a cup of water, mix & simmer till chicken is soft & the gravy is thick .

img-20181208-wa0075-544622057.jpgEnjoy with fried rice and nan


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