Chicken Curry Assamese Style


  • 800 gm chicken, curry cut
  • 1 large potato, cut into 4 pieces
  • 3 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • 5 tbsp mustard oil
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Heat oil in a wok
  2. Temper the oil with dry red chilli and bay leaf
  3. Add the onions and fry till light brown
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry 2-3 minutes
  5. Add the tomato purée, turmeric powder and cumin powder
  6. Fry till the oil separates
  7. Add the chicken and cook on high heat for 5 minutes
  8. Reduce the heat and add the potatoes
  9. Cook covered till water dries up
  10. Remove the lid and add hot water as per requirement
  11. Add the slit green chillies
  12. Cook covered till the chicken is cooked and potatoes are soft
  13. Sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves

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