Kashmiri Chicken Curry

A spicy and tangy chicken curry from the land of Kashmir.

Kashmiri chicken curry has spice blend freshly ground from whole spice which makes this curry very unique.

As a monthly activity of My Fb group Shhh secretly cooking challenge two members are paired and they have to cook something from each others secret ingredients. I got chicken and tomatoes and decided to make Kashmiri chicken curry. My partner Priya Suresh made ⬇

Kashmiri Saag Haddar Yakhni /Kashmiri Style Mushroom in Spinach -Yogurt Sauce


Directions to make Kashmiri Chicken Curry

Recipe source- Foodaholic

Kashmiri Chicken Curry
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr

A spicy and tangy chicken curry from the state of Kashmir.

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Avin Kohli
For spice blend-
  • 1 tbsp kashmiri red chilli or use powder
  • 1 Stick cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 6-7 Black peppercorn kalimirch
  • 4 Green cardamom seeds only
  • 1/2 Inch piece of dry ginger powder sautg
  • 3 Cloves laung
  • 1 Bay leaf tej patta
For the curry-
  • 900 gm chicken
  • 3 Tomatoes pureed
  • 1 Cup yogurt dahi
  • 3 tbsp ghee or olive oil
  • salt as per taste
  1. Take all the spices under the spice mix and grind into a fine powder.

  2. Add oil/ghee in a pan. Add the chicken pieces and fry till it turns white.

  3. Add the dry blended spice mix. Saute for a minute.

    Add salt.

  4. Add tomato puree. Mix, cover and cook for 7-8 mins till chicken is almost cooked.

  5. Beat yogurt and pour in the chicken. Cook again till the curry is reduced. Around 10 mins.

  6. Now on a medium high heat reduce the gravy till the oil seperates.

  7. You can add a little water after this if you want to adjust the gravy consistency.

  8. Serve with naan, roti or rice.

Can’t make it now. Pin it here for later??

If you like this recipe please like & share it and leave your valuable comments. You can follow my Facebook page to join me in my food journey. If you wish to replicate this recipe please link back to this post.

You can also send me your pictures of the recipe if you try and I would love to feature you on my Social Media Pages. Sharing your feedback always makes me happy and motivated me to create more such content.


This post contains affiliate links, if you choose to buy anything by clicking on it will help me earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.