Japanese chicken curry
Chicken Recipe

Japanese chicken curry with home made curry roux

Curry roux is an instant mix made of flour, butter and ingredients of curry powder which can be added to any meat or vegetable stew to get a wholesome curry. Japanese curry powder consists of a mixture of spices similar to the Indian curry powder but its less spicy. It also contains the grated lemon rind and some lemon juice. It makes a great combination with steamed rice.

Japanese chicken curry

Japanese chicken curry

Japanese chicken curry with homemade curry roux

This is a hearty chicken curry similar to Indian chicken curry with homemade curry roux which you can store in refrigerator for sometime to be used immediately with curries
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword chicken curry, delicious, foodgasm, roux, simple chicken curry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 3
Author indrani


Main Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg chicken preferably boneless
  • cups chicken stock or water
  • 1/2 cup potatoes cubed
  • 1/2 cup carrots cubed
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon rind
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp grated garlic

Curry powder

  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp clove powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


  • 4 tbsp of butter
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 3/4 th cup of water



  1. Mix chicken with vegetables, onion, ginger, garlic, salt  and lemon rind and stock and cook till tender
  2. Heat pan.
  3. Add butter
  4. Saute flour and the ingredients of curry powder and fry till form a brown paste
  5. Mix this paste in water.
  6. Add this liquid paste in the chicken and vegetable mixture in batches and mix.
  7. Cook for 15  to 20 minutes in low flame.
  8. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe Video



Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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