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Overhead shoot of a white plate with fragrant rice and chicken rogan josh garnished with coriander leaves
Easy Chicken Rogan Josh Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Chicken Rogan Josh Recipe, an easy chicken curry full of flavour. It's ready in about half an hour, and it's as good as the take-away version, but a lot healthier.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chicken curry recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 426 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cm fresh ginger (1 inch)
  • 1 tsp red chilli
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh coriander (cilatro) to garnish
  • 1 green chilli (deseeded)
  1. Peel and chop the onions, garlic and ginger, then blend to a smooth paste.

  2. Heat up the oil in a large pan, and fry the paste for 3-4 minutes on a low heat until slightly golden.

  3. Add the spices and chopped green chilli, mix well, then add the chicken cut into pieces and mix to coat.

  4. Increase the heat to medium, then add the tomato puree and water, and leave to cook with a lid on for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with coriander leaves.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Rogan Josh Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 426 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 279mg12%
Potassium 1049mg30%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 715IU14%
Vitamin C 15.2mg18%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.