Simple Murghi Aloo Curry (Chicken with Potatoes Curry)


  1. Chicken 1 kg.
  2. Potatoes (quartered) 3-4
  3. Onions (sliced) 5
  4. Tomatoes 4
  5. Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp.
  6. Red chilli powder 2 tsp.
  7. Coriander powder 1 1/2 tsp.
  8. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp.
  9. Salt 2 tsp.
  10. Cloves 4-5
  11. Black cardamon 2
  12. Cinnamon 1inch piece
  13. Cumin seeds 1 tsp.
  14. Whole black pepper 6
  15. Green chillies 5-6
  16. Oil 4-5 tbsp.
  17. Fresh coriander for garnishing


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onions and fry till golden brown.
  • Take out on a kitchen towel and let it cool.
  • Grind together onions and tomatoes.
  • Put the grinded onion and tomatoes in the same oil in which onions were fried.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste.
  • Cook till water dries and oil separates.
  • Add chicken and cook on high heat for 5 minutes.
  • Pour 2-3 cups of water.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add potatoes, cumin seeds, cloves, black cardamon, whole black pepper and cinnamon.
  • Put more water if required.
  • Cook for another 10 minutes on low heat.
  • Add green chillies.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes or till potatoes are soft.
  • Sprinkle fresh coriander.
  • Take out in a dish and serve with boiled rice.

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