Chicken Madras: A Spicy South Indian Delight 🍛🌶️


  • 1 lb Chicken, cut into pieces 🍗
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil 🫒
  • 1 Large Onion, finely chopped 🧅
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced 🧄
  • 1-inch piece of Ginger, grated 🧅
  • 2-3 Green Chilies, finely chopped 🌶️
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds 🌿
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds 🌿
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Turmeric 🌿
  • 2 tablespoons Madras Curry Powder 🌿
  • 1 cup Tomato Puree 🍅
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk 🥥
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind Paste 🌿
  • Salt to taste 🧂
  • Fresh Cilantro, for garnish 🌿


1. Sear the Chicken: In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chicken pieces and sear them until lightly browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

2. Tempering Spices: In the same skillet, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let them splutter.

3. Aromatic Base: Add finely chopped onions, minced garlic, grated ginger, and chopped green chilies. Sauté until the onions turn golden brown and the spices release their fragrance.

4. Flavorful Curry: Stir in ground turmeric and Madras curry powder. Cook for a minute to enhance the flavors.

5. Tomato and Coconut Magic:

Add tomato puree and coconut milk. Mix well to form a luscious sauce. Return the seared chicken to the skillet, ensuring it’s fully coated in the sauce.

6. Tangy Twist: Add tamarind paste to give the dish its signature tanginess. Adjust salt according to taste.

7. Simmer to Perfection: Cover the skillet and let the Chicken Madras simmer over low heat until the chicken is cooked through and the flavors meld beautifully.

8. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve the Chicken Madras hot with steamed rice or flaky naan.

Experience the Fiery Flavors of Chicken Madras! 🍛🌶️

With our Chicken Madras, you can immerse yourself in the world of authentic South Indian cuisine. This spicy and aromatic curry is a flavor explosion, with tender chicken simmered in a delectable combination of spices, coconut milk, and tangy tamarind. The enticing aroma and rich flavor will transport you to India’s vibrant streets. Experience the true essence of South Indian cuisine by savoring the fiery delight of Chicken Madras. 🍛🌶️😋