Indrani’s Kitchen| Green chicken curry

Chicken curry cooked in a green herb paste consisting of coriander leaves curry leaves and fenugreek leaves.



1.Coriander leaves (1 bunch)

2.Thyme (1 sprig) or Ajwain(1/2 tbsp)

3.Basil leaves (3 to 4) or fenugreek leaves

4.Garlic (7 to 8)

5.Green chilies( 3 to 4)

6.Chicken legs (6 to 7)or curry cut

7.Curd(1/2 cup) or 1 lemon juice


1.Grind coriander leaves ,green chilies,garlic and curd into fine paste.

2.mash the basil leaves with some chopped garlic in the mortar roughly.

3.Add 1/4th cup of olive oil in the wok and heat.Add the chicken pieces in batches and fry till it is tender.Take out the chicken legs

4.Add basil and garlic .

5.Add the coriander leaves paste into it.

6.Once the herb paste is fried and it changes color and oil floats on top add the chicken.

7.Add salt if required. 8.Cover and cook till the chicken is tender and cooked thoroughly.

9.Add thyme or ajwain and mix.Cook for 5 minutes more on low flame.

10.Your colorful green herb chicken is ready .Serve with roti or rice


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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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