Introduction: Chicken Vindaloo | Goan Chicken Vindaloo

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Vindaloo (also known as vindalho) is an Indian curry dish popular in the region of Goa, the surrounding Konkan, and many other parts of India.

The cuisine also includes a variation of the dish. However, it is known globally in its Anglo-Indian form as a staple of curry house and Indian restaurant menus, often regarded as a fiery, spicy dish, even though it is not necessarily the spiciest dish available.

Step 1:

Step 2: Ingredients

  • Chicken - 750 g(cut into chunks, Increase or decrease quantity as per your requirement)
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - as needed Oil - 3-4 tbsp
  • Green Chilli - 1-2 (Chopped)

************** To Grind *************

  • Fried Onions - 1 cup (one chopped onion which we will fry)
  • Vinegar - 100 ml
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Dry red Chillies - 5-8 (or use chilly powder as needed) [Kashmiri Chilli is preferred]
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 small piece
  • Cloves - 3

Step 3: Cooking

  • In a pan add 3-4 tbsp edible oil.
  • Once heated, add chopped onions.
  • Fry till onions start to brown.
  • Sprinkle very little salt to make process faster.
  • Now switch on the heat and tomato in remaining onions.
  • Cook on low medium heat for at least 2 minutes.
  • Add green chilli.
  • Cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add grinded masala/paste.
  • Add Salt. Mix and cook for 40 seconds to 1 minute.
  • Add Chicken.
  • Leave the chicken to cook without cover till it lose it's water or for around 6-8 minutes.
  • Every 3-4 minutes ensure it is not sticking to the base. Now add water as per your gravy or around 1 glass . Cover the chicken and leave it on low medium heat for 15-18 minutes.
  • Every 6-8 minute ensure it is not sticking to the base.
  • Open the cover.
  • Check the pieces are tender enough. If not then cover it for some time or more and then check again after some time.
  • Repeat till the process are tender.
  • If pieces are tender.
  • Add water if you need more for gravy.
  • Cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add Garam masala. Mix well and cook for 2 more minute.

For Easy and detailed instructions, please watch the below video (Hindi Audio and English subtitles)

Step 4: Serving

  • Now transfer the dish to serving bowl.
  • Garnish it will little fresh coriander.
  • Enjoy with Roti, Naan (Indian bread) or Rice.

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For Easy and detailed instructions, please watch the below video (Hindi Audio and English subtitles)


harishk99 (author)2017-07-21


Kumar SambhavP (author)harishk992017-07-21

Thank you Harish for the appreciation :)

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