Indian Chicken Curry Recipe With Garlic and Black Pepper

Easy chicken curry recipes

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From our popular low-calorie chicken saag to the most indulgent chicken katsu, chicken korma and plenty of Thai curries, try one of our recipes for a healthier, cheaper takeaway alternative

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Want to know how to make chicken curry? Our easy chicken curry recipes are quick to make for a midweek meal or easy entertaining idea.

We have plenty of ideas, from chicken tikka masala and creamy chicken korma to healthy chicken curry, Thai green curry and butter chicken.

Check out these easy chicken curries, then take a look at our healthy chicken curry recipes. Or, if you want to go veggie, try our vegetable curry recipes.

Want to know how to cook rice perfectly? Check out our step-by-step guide to perfect rice.


Quick and easy chicken curries

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Ingredients

  • We use chicken breasts and chicken thighs for our curry recipes

Chicken tikka masala

Britain’s favourite dish is a hybrid Indian chicken curry recipe born in the UK. Make sure your chicken gets nicely browned at the edges to add flavour for a fragrant, delicious tikka masala.

Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe


Easy butter chicken

This quick and easy chicken curry is sure to become a family favourite! You can use whatever curry paste you have to make this... it’s the combo of butter, almonds and yogurt that magically creates such a rich, creamy sauce.

Butter Chicken Curry Recipe


Chicken korma

Ditch the weekend Indian take away and cook this simple, creamy chicken korma. Our vibrant recipe is low in calories yet packed with plenty of flavour. Perfect comfort food

Chicken Korma Curry Recipe


Chicken biryani

Check out this chicken biryani (or Kachche murgh ki biryani) recipe from chef Dhruv Mittal of DUM Biryani House, London. It's packed with flavour and isn't too tricky, plus it's a great one-pot dish to feed the family

Chicken biryani (Kachche murgh ki biryani)


Chicken katsu curry

If you always order the katsu curry when eating out in Japanese restaurants, you’ll be surprised to learn how easy this breaded chicken recipe is to make at home. Try our version with peas and rice. Why not try more of our Japanese recipes?

chicken katsu curry


Chicken jalfrezi

Made with chicken thigh fillets and a made-from-scratch spice blend, this easy, good-value curry is best served with basmati rice and naan.

Chicken Jalfrezi Curry Recipe


Slow cooker chicken curry

This creamy, aromatic curry is easy to make and is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family. Put all the ingredients into a slow cooker and leave for four hours to let the spices infuse

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry Recipe


Chicken madras

This recipe for chicken madras is a really easy way to feed the family – a classic chicken curry for under 300 calories.

Chicken Madras Curry Recipe


Chicken dhansak

This is our healthy version of chicken dhansak. It's easy to make, ready in under an hour, high in protein and under 500 calories. Put the takeaway menu down...

Chicken Dhansak Recipe


Coconut chicken curry

There's something really satisfying about making a curry from scratch. This flavour-packed coconut chicken curry makes for a delicious but easy family meal midweek, served with fragrant lemon rice

Bowl of coconut chicken curry with lemon rice


Chicken saag

Our chicken saag recipe proves that you can eat healthily without having to miss out on your favourite foods. This comes in at under 500 calories and is ready in under an hour.

Healthy Curry Chicken Saag Recipe


Thai green chicken curry

Thai green curry is an Asian street food classic and it is very popular in the UK. Try our delicious green chicken curry recipe from Victoria Moore that shows you how to make the curry paste from scratch so that the fresh, vibrant flavours really come through.

Thai Green Chicken Curry Recipe


Indian chicken curry with black pepper

This fragrant southern Indian chicken curry is unusual in that it gets all its heat from black pepper rather than chilli. For maximum flavour from the spices, marinate the chicken for as long as you can, then it’s a speedy curry to make.

Indian Chicken Curry Recipe With Garlic and Black Pepper

Chicken chettinad

This recipe for chettinad chicken curry is a really easy delicious curry that will feed the family. Plus, it's under 300 calories.

Chicken Chettinad Curry Recipe


Healthy chicken curry

Our 5:2 diet-friendly chicken curry recipe bulks up on veg to keep the calories low. Freeze in portions for quick, midweek meals.

Healthy Chicken Curry served in a large silver frying pan ready to be served

Kolamba’s chicken curry

Make this your go-to special chicken curry. Straight from the kitchen of London's Kolamba restaurant, this Sri Lankan recipe uses oodles of fresh spices and a homemade roasted curry powder.

Kolamba Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Recipe

Sri Lankan cashew chicken curry

Make your own Sri Lankan curry powder and combine with coconut milk and toasted cashews to spice up this easy chicken curry recipe. Scoop up with warm roti for a comforting midweek meal.

Sri Lankan Cashew Nut Chicken Curry Recipe

Creamy chicken curry

Try this creamy but light chicken curry recipe from the east of India. The yogurt gives richness to the dish without much fat.

Creamy Indian Chicken Curry

Chicken and sweet potato curry

Inspired by the peanut-based curries of West African cooking, this recipe is a simplified version, using peanut butter as a quick shortcut. It also freezes really well if you fancy making a double batch.

West African Chicken Curry Recipe With Sweet Potato and Peanuts


Thai yellow curry chicken noodles

Thai yellow curry paste adds a mild, fragrant spice to this light coconut curry with chicken and crunchy mangetout - ready in just 20 minutes! Check out more of our Thai recipes.

Yellow Curry Chicken Recipe


Thai red chicken curry

Whip up a delicious curry with this dish combining butternut squash, chicken thighs, cherry tomatoes and coconut milk. This Thai recipe couldn't be simpler and is perfect served with coconut rice.

Thai Red Curry Recipe With Chicken and Butternut Squash


Keralan chicken curry

Also know as 'chertha kozhi kari', this chicken curry has classic flavours from Kerala, with ginger, green chilli, whole fragrant spices and a light, creamy gravy enriched with cashew nuts

Keralan chicken curry in a serving dish


Low-fat chicken curry

Check out our easy chicken curry recipe with low-fat coconut milk, punchy madras paste and crunchy sugar snap peas. This flavoursome curry is low in calories and gluten-free. We have lots more low-calorie curry recipes where this came from.

Light Chicken Curry Recipe


Healthy chicken korma

Fragrant, creamy and gently spiced, korma is super-comforting with its rich, buttery sauce. This version is lighter than the traditional recipe, yet it’s every bit as warming.

A chicken curry with rice and naans on the side


Healthy chicken tikka masala

Chicken tikka masala is known for being sweet and creamy. Here, in The Curry Guy's lighter recipe, the buttery flavour is achieved by using ground almonds, and just enough sugar makes the masala mildly sweet. Fat-free yogurt makes for an incredibly creamy curry, too

Chicken tikka masala


Chicken kari (murgh kari)

Try Sabina Ghayour's recipe for a rich tomato curry base – you can substitute the chicken with prawns, or use vegetables such as cauliflower, squash, courgettes or root vegetables to make a vegetarian or vegan alternative.

Ghayour house chicken kari

Panang curry

Ready in just 35 minutes, our easy chicken panang curry recipe is a simple yet flavour-packed midweek meal for the family. Plus it's low in calories, too.

Panang Curry Recipe with Chicken


Japanese chicken and broccoli curry

Add white miso and soy sauce to your curry sauce for an umami-rich midweek meal packed with chicken thighs and veggies. We have lots more chicken thigh recipes.

Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Quick chicken curry

Whip up our speedy coriander chicken curry in just under 30 minutes. This easy recipe is a perfect family midweek meal, as well as being low in calories and gluten-free.

Coriander Chicken Curry


Caribbean chicken curry

Make an easy chicken curry in half an hour. With coconut and sweet potato, this quick chicken curry is a tasty and filling midweek dish for four.

West Indian Chicken Curry With Cinnamon and Tomatoes


Chicken and cashew nut curry

An easy chicken curry recipe to spice up your midweek meals. Cashews add a deliciously creamy and crunchy texture. Finish with some fresh coriander leaves and enjoy!

Chicken and cashew curry


Cardamom chicken curry

Check out this low calorie cardamom chicken curry. This easy recipe is packed with plenty of flavour, and is perfect comfort food for all the family

Chicken Curry Recipe with Cardamom


Yogurt-braised chicken

The lightly spiced yogurt curry sauce in this recipe keeps the chicken moist and flavoursome during cooking. Perfect served with brown basmati rice

A plate of yogurt chicken with salad on the side


Healthy sweet and sour chicken

Jazz up chicken breasts in this healthy version of a Cantonese classic recipe, sweet and sour chicken. Plenty more healthy chicken meal ideas over here.

Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Chicken curry udon

An easy Japanese-style chicken curry. Made with udon noodles and mild curry paste, it's healthy and comforting. Made to share, it's the best midweek meal for two.

Chicken Curry Udon Recipe

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