Basil Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe

Basil Chicken Coconut Curry is a delicious curry to have along with boiled white rice. Enriched with various spices and exotic ingredients like cumin, cinnamon, coconut, jalapeno, cardamom, basil it is simply awesome in taste.

Basil Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe

Basil Chicken Coconut Curry Recipe


Recipe :

  • Step 1

    To prepare this flavorous curry, first, dice chicken thighs into 1- inch cubes neatly and keep aside. Then, take a small-sized bowl and mix salt, pepper, and chili powder in it. Now, coat each diced chicken properly with the prepared spice mix. Once you are done with the coating of each cube separately, cover them and let them rest for an hour at least.

  • Step 2

    Now, take a medium-sized non-stick pan and place it on medium flame. Add some ghee in it along with cumin seeds, clove, and cinnamon. Then, add onion, chopped basil, garlic, cardamom powder, turmeric, jalapeno, cayenne pepper, coriander powder, and stir for the next 3-4 minutes. Cook onion until translucent. Next, add the diced chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk the coconut milk with the help of a whisker.

  • Step 3

    After a while, add whisked coconut milk to the pan. Then, add ginger and stir the mixture for 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Once the curry has cooked well, transfer it to the serving dish. Pour lemon juice over it, garnish with basil leaves and serve hot.