Crockpot Chicken Curry

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February 21, 2015


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image Delicious Chicken Curry simmered in a slow cooker to absolute perfection…so welcome in these freezing cold temperatures!
Tender chicken which is almost falling off the bone, in a thin flavorful curry…Mmmm irresistibly yum!
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Method:
You will need…
Khade masale (whole spices) that include…4 black cardamom, 4 green cardamom, 4-5 cloves, 2 small bay leaf, 1 piece of cinnamon, 1 tsp black pepper.
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2 large onions thinly sliced
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5-6 large cloves of chopped garlic, 1 inch of ginger thinly sliced and 3-4 green chillies.
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1 1/2 cup fresh tomato purée
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1/2 cup thick dahi
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1 heaped tsp roasted coriander seeds and 2-3 whole red chillies, coarsely pounded.
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1 large chicken cut into small/medium size pieces marinated in salt, turmeric and red chili pwdr.
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Preparation….
Heat a tbsp of oil + ghee. Add a heaped tsp of cumin. Follow with the whole spices. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for a minute.
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Next add the sliced. Onions and sauté till they start to accquire some color.
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Keep aside in a bowl.
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Now in the same pan, add the marinated chicken and cook on high heat for 4-5 minutes
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till it gets a nice outer sear.
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Into the crockpot…
First pour in the tomato purée at the base of the crockpot.
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Place chicken pieces on top and drizzle with yoghurt.
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Sprinkle the sautéed onions along with the whole spices.
Top with sliced green chillies and the coarsely ground coriander seeds and whole red chilli.
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Place crock pot lid on top securely.Cook on high for 3-4 hours or 5-6 hours on low heat till chicken is tender and almost falling off the bone.
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Stir gently, sprinkle with freshly chopped dhania…
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and serve with roti/rice
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7 comments on “Crockpot Chicken Curry

  1. July 4, 2015 Chahat gandhi

    I don’t have crockpot. Is there any other way I can cook it.

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    • July 9, 2015 ruchiairen

      Use any heavy bottomed pan…cover and cook on really low heat.

      Reply
  2. July 6, 2015 Sabina

    Hi which Croc pot do you use. Thanks

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  3. August 10, 2015 Neha

    Hi if we cook chicken for 3-4 hours whole chicken and bones will totally seperate and break

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    • August 20, 2015 ruchiairen

      They will not in the crockpot…as it’s cooking on very low heat?

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  4. December 10, 2015 Suparna

    Could you tell me the quantity of chicken you used in the above recipe?

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