For many people, Indian cusine is a firm favourite and is often top of the list when it comes to ordering a takeaway or going out for dinner. There really is something for everyone on an Indian menu and unlike other cuisines, there will often be numerous meat and fish options for one dish. This makes Indian perfect for anyone with specific dietary requirements and also any fussy eaters.
It isn’t uncommon for chicken to be the meat preference for lots of people when they’re ordering a curry and thankfully, you can trust that almost all dishes on the menu will have a chicken option. If chicken is your go-to and you’re searching for some inspiration for new curry dishes to try, ChefOnline has put together a list of chicken curry dishes you’re bound to love.
The hot, sweet and sour tastes that are all combined in a Dhansak curry gives this dish a unique, rich flavour. The dish has a vegetable and lentil base and works perfectly with lots of meats. Traditionally this curry is made with sugar but many chefs these days are substituting the sugar for pineapple to make the dish healthier. Although commonly ordered with lamb it tastes amazing with chicken too.
If you love onions in your curry then this dish is for you. The name means “double onions” and that’s exactly what this curry offers you. Onions are both cooked in spiced and added to the curry and, they are also added at the end as a garnish. The rich flavour of this dish works so well with chicken and because it is classed as a medium heat, this one’s suitable for most tastebuds.
This dish is not one for the faint-hearted but, if you love really spicy food then a chicken phaal is a must-try. This dish is actually a British Indian curry dish, which originated in Birmingham Indian restaurants and it is one of the hottest forms of curry regularly available. Using a number of spices and chillis, the flavour of this curry is incredible and the chicken really takes on the flavours making it the perfect meat for this dish.
Lots of people often order this dish with potatoes but trust us when we say it is an amazing chicken curry dish too. Traditionally this dish is made using a whole chicken, to make a light stock, then the skin and bones are discarded. Following this, numerous spices are added along with a range of vegetables. This curry is frequently made with coconut milk making it a less spicy option for anyone who doesn’t particularly enjoy really spicy food.
This is a dish influenced by the Kashmir region of the India sub-continent and has a delicious blend of sweet and spicy flavours. A Kashmir curry is usually made with chicken and is quite unique in the fact that it contains a range of dried fruit and sometimes nuts too. If you want to try something a little bit different to your standard Indian curry dish then this is definitely one you should order.
Trying new chicken curry dishes
Next time you book a table at your local Indian restaurant or you order a takeaway delivery try mixing up your order. Swap your standard go-to chicken curry dishes for one of the ones mentioned above and try something new.
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