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How to prepare a Sri Lankan style spicy chicken curry at home

How to prepare a Sri Lankan style spicy chicken curry at home

This is one of the tastiest methods to prepare the chicken curry in Sri Lanka

Required Ingredients

Chicken – 1 KG ( Skinless ) or 8 Chicken Thighs ( Skinless )
Large onions – 2 ( sliced )
Garlic cloves – 4 ( chopped )
Green chillies – 6 ( chopped ) or Kochchi  chillies – 10 ( chopped )

Meat curry powder ( or Roasted curry powder ) – 2 tablespoons
Chilli powder – 1 tablespoons
Black Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
Salt – ½ a teaspoon ( or as you need )

Coconut milk – 2 cup
Coconut oil or vegetable oil – 3 – 4 tablespoons

Tomato sauce- 2 tablespoons

Curry leaves – 2 to 3
Coriander leaves – 2 to 3
Cinnamon – 1 stick

Instructions

1) Take the skinless chicken and cut it into pieces. Now, add meat curry powder,  chilli powder, black pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and let them marinate for 20-30 minutes.

2) Then heat coconut oil in a saucepan. Add onion, garlic, green chilli or kochchi chilli, cinnamon stick, and curry leaves. Sauté for a 2-3 minutes.  ( Stir frequently to avoid burning ).

3) Next add the marinated chicken pieces, mix, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes ( cover the pan with a lid ).

4) Now open the lid and add Tomato sauce. Mix and  cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

5) Next add Coconut milk and Coriander leaves. Mix and  cook for 15 to 20 minutes ( Cover the pan with a lid )

That’s it !

Favorite Combos

Sri Lankan Spicy Chicken Curry + White Rice + Dhal Curry + Bean curry + Gotukola Sambol (Pennywort Salad) + Papadam

Spicy Chicken Curry + Bread

Spicy Chicken Curry + String Hoppers + Coconut Sambol

Spicy Chicken Curry + Parotta ( Parata )

Spicy Chicken Curry + Egg Hoppers

 

~ Tasty recipes by Weladama team ~ 

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