chicken curry recipe

For my reference (adapted from here).  Turned out to be very easy.

  • 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 lb of chicken thighs
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup quartered potatoes
  • 3/4 to 1 cup of carrots large dice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk or chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of butter


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until lightly browned. Stir in garlic, curry powder, cinnamon, paprika, bay leaf, ginger, sugar and salt. Continue stirring for 2 minutes. Add chicken pieces, potatoes, carrots, tomato paste, yogurt, and coconut milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Remove bay leaf, and stir in lemon juice and cayenne pepper. Simmer 5 more minutes.  Finish with butter.

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