Home » Non-Vegetarian » Chicken Vindaloo

Translate this page into your language:
| All Recipes.. |

Chicken Vindaloo is a dish that needs no introduction. A famous, often fiery, red curry from Goa, vindaloo has made a name for itself in the world of books. Like the beautiful land of Goa, it is calm and inviting on the surface but oozing with depths of flavor and spices. You can’t rush Vindaloo… it takes time, patience and a little effort but it is worth it’s weight in gold :)

Soaking Time: 30 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Marinating Time: 2 hours
Cooking Time: 1.5 hours
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs – 2.5 lb (1.25kg) bite size pcs.
Onions – 4 cups
Clarified Butter (Ghee) – 2 tbsp
Deghi Mirch / Kashmiri Mirch – 2 tsp + 2 tsp
Potatoes – 2 medium, peeled & cubed
Water – 4 cups
White Vinegar – 2 tbsp

For the Marinade:
Dry Red Chillies – 12 or to taste
White Vinegar – 1/4 cup (4 tbsp)
Cloves – 7
Peppercorns – 15 or to taste
Cinnamon Sticks – 2″ piece
Ginger – approx. 2 tbsp, minced
Garlic – 12 large cloves
Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder – 2 tsp
Deghi Mirch / Kashmiri Mirch – 2 tsp
Water – 2-4 tbsp for grinding
Salt – 2 tsp

Method:

1. Soak Dry Red Chillies in 1/4 cup White Vinegar for 30 minutes.
2. Pour into blender, along with Cloves, Peppercorns, Cinnamon Sticks, Ginger, Garlic, Deghi Mirch, Cumin Seeds and Turmeric Powder.
3. Grind into smooth paste, use 2-4 tbsp Water if needed to help grind.
4. Prep Chicken by cutting to bite-size pieces, wash and pat dry with paper-towel.
5. Mix the marinade into the Chicken, add Salt, cover. Allow to marinade in refrigerator for minimum 2 hours (overnight if possible).
6. In same grinder, blend onions into fine paste and mix into marinated Chicken.
7. In large pan, heat Clarified Butter (Ghee) on medium heat.
8. Once hot, add additional Peppercorns and Cloves.
9. Once they start sizzling, add in Chicken. Mix and allow Chicken to change color (approx 10 min).
10. Add in Potatoes, Deghi Mirch, Water and White Vinegar.
11. Mix, lower heat to a medium-low flame, cover and cook for approx. an hour. Stir intermittently.
12. After an hour, check on the Potatoes, they should be cooked. Check on your Salt and spices and adjust if needed.
13. Remove from flame stove and serve over white Rice or with some hot Naans.

Tip:
1. Vindaloo tastes even better the next day, it gives the spices to marinate the Chicken further.
2. To make authentic Vindaloo, change out the chicken for some pork, but remember to cook it a bit longer.

| All Recipes.. |

Pin It

Stay informed
Print

Similar Recipes:

  1. Chicken Pasanda

    Chicken Pasanda is one dish that just oozes flavor and with a name like that it just sounds complicated. Watch, learn and unfold the mysteries...

  2. Sabut Masala Chicken (Chicken with Whole Spices)

    Quick, easy and very healthy! This Sabut Masala Chicken has a very appealing look and a flavor that surpasses all others. The whole spices pop...

  3. Spicy Chicken Curry

    There are so many different types of “Chicken Curry” or “Curry Chicken” recipes as there are people! As an example, in this chicken curry Indian...

  4. Chicken Kathi Rolls (Chicken Frankies)

    Kathi Kebabs or Kathi rolls is another Street Food item from India that is just loved by one and all. There is now a Kathi...

  5. Chicken 65

    Submitted by: Kranthi Devineni Ingredients: 1 lb chicken 1/2 cup yogurt A pinch of ajinomotto (optional) 2-3 tsp soya sauce 3-4 tbsp corn flour 2-3...

Other Interesting Indian Non-Vegetarian

Chicken Kathi Rolls (Chicken Frankies) recipe Chettinad Chicken Curry recipe Masala Cornish Hen (Desi Style Thanksgiving Feast) recipe Chicken Kofta Curry recipe
Malabar Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Curry in a Hurry recipe Bengali Shrimp Curry (Chingri Malaikari) recipe Kadhai Chicken recipe
Chicken Pasanda recipe Tuna Fish Subzi recipe Lucky Chicken 13 recipe Reshmi Kebab recipe
Dum Kebab (Meatloaf) Recipe recipe Curried Chicken Bites recipe Seekh Kebab Recipe recipe Hyderabadi Lal Gosht recipe
Fish Cutlets recipe Egg Keema (Kheema) - Indian Cooking Recipe recipe Keema Matar recipe Sukha Chicken - Indian Recipe recipe
Cashewnut Chicken recipe Spicy Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Gravy recipe Cilantro Chicken recipe
Garlic Chicken recipe Burmese Fish Sibyan recipe Chicken 65 recipe Chicken Biryani recipe
Pepper Chicken recipe Badami (Almonds) Chicken recipe Fish Cutlets recipe Tikkas - Chicken & Paneer recipe
Prawn Caldine recipe Butter Chicken / Murgh Makhani recipe Pan-Seared Shrimp recipe Tandoori Chicken recipe
Chicken Curry recipe Chicken Curry with Spinach recipe Chicken Doh Pyaza recipe Mutton Doh Pyaza recipe
Shammi Kebabs recipe