Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Quite possibly the most popular south Asian curry? And it’s no wonder why. There’s just something so comforting about a basic chicken curry that’s anything but basic. Mop it up with rice, chappati or naan and with Zebbys it’s fine in no time at all.

Recipe By: Fatimah Vadia
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  • PREP TIME: 10
  • COOK TIME: 25
  • TOTAL TIME: 35
  • SERVINGS: 3 - 4
  • CALORIES: 318


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tbsp. ghee / oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 50g Magic Masala
  • 2 tomatoes blended
  • 500g chicken
  • Fresh coriander


  1. Add Ghee or oil to pan. Add cumin seeds and allow to sizzle (2 mins)
  2. Sauté finely chopped onion in oil until softened and golden (5-7 mins)
  3. Add 50g of MM and 50ml of water to loosen the MM Cook until water evaporates, and oil is visible around the edges (3-4 mins)
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and simmer until thickens, colour darkens, and the moisture evaporates (5-7 mins)
  5. Add chicken and half a cup of water (or to your preference) and simmer until cooked
  6. Finish with freshly chopped coriander

Chef's Tips

Serve with rice, chapatti or naan