Indian Chicken Dishes

Chicken is a common meat found in Indian food. Recipes for Tandoori Chicken, Curried Chicken, and Curried Chicken Thighs give you a taste of the exotic flavors of India.

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Curry-Roasted Chicken

Food & Wine
Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Chicken Tikka

Food & Wine

The flavorings in the vibrant marinade for this grilled chicken include pathar ka phool (a hard-to-find seasoning made from bark), deghi mirch (an Indian red-chile powder), and mustard oil. Omit the pathar ka phool and deghi mirch and use mustard seeds in place of the oil for a similarly pungent, wonderfully savory marinade.

Total: 2 hrs 30 mins

Curry-and-Yogurt-Braised Chicken Thighs

Food & Wine

The creaminess in this quick-braised chicken curry comes from tangy Greek-style low-fat yogurt, which Grace Parisi cleverly blends with fresh tomatoes, corn kernels, serrano chile, ginger, and curry powder for immense flavor.

Total: 40 mins

Tandoori-Style Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Ordinary chicken takes on the exotic taste of India in this easy-to-do dish.

Tandoori Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Tandoors are clay ovens used to roast chicken, meat, or vegetables. The "tandoori" food is typically marinated before cooking for added flavor and moisture.

Total: 1 hr

Hot and Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy slow cooker recipe lets you enjoy all the flavors of peanut chicken without resorting to take-out! Brimming with hot, spicy, nutty, and savory flavors, it will be a chicken recipe you turn to again and again.

Chicken Biryani

Family Circle

Inexpensive chicken thighs get paired with garam masala and ginger to deliver all the flavors of classic Indian carryout right to your skillet.

Tandoori Rub

Better Homes and Gardens

A trio of spices--curry powder, ginger, and cumin--proovide an exotic flavor to chicken. Because the vivid colors of fresh spices may stain your fingers, consider wearing plastic gloves before working with this rub.

Spicy Oven-Baked Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

A paste of lemon juice and spices rubbed under the skin of the chicken infuses the meat with flavor for this easy dinner.

South Indian Chicken Curry

Fine Cooking Magazine

The southwestern part of India known as Kerala, where I was raised, is endowed with lush, tropical growth year-round--coconut trees along the coast and, at higher elevations, an abundance of herbs and spices. So it's no wonder that in this region, highly spiced curries flavored with coconut milk are an important part of every dinner. If you don't have time to make your own fresh Curry Spice Mix, you can substitute a store-bought garam masala or curry powder.

Curried Chicken Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Chickpea Tagine


Curry-Lime Chicken Kabobs

Diabetic Living

Skewers are easy to eat and are great for entertaining. Toss veggies and chicken in a sweet, zesty marinade and thread in an alternating pattern to perfect this recipe.

Curried Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

A jalapeno provides the heat in this flavorful chicken main dish. The robust flavor of curry is enhanced by the sweet, chewy raisins and aromatic garlic.

Cauliflower, Lentil, and Chicken Curry


Warm up with this healthy and nutritious meal showcasing tasty cauliflower, lentils, and chicken in a delicious and hearty curry.

Indian Chicken Recipes -- Easy & Exotic

What's the secret of Indian cuisine? We don't really know, because there would have to be a lots of secrets -- many more than just one -- to reveal. The Subcontinent is a labyrinth of regions, each with it's own special style of food, much like the complicated culinary situation in China.

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