Authentic Chicken Curry with No Roux

Authentic Chicken Curry with No Roux

You can make an authentic chicken curry at home even without using commercial curry roux. This is a healthy curry, so give it a try!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Chicken (dark or light meat)
500 g
2 large
2 pieces
Canned tomatoes
1 can
Red wine
50 ml
Soup stock cube
■ Curry powder
4 tablespoons
■ Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
■ Sugar
1 tablespoon
■ Salt
1 teaspoon
■ Cinnamon powder
to taste
■ Nutmeg
to taste
■ Bay leaf
Coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon
Vegetable oil
3 tablespoons


1. Chop up the onion roughly and purée in a blender.
2. Chop up the carrot and ginger roughly too, put in a blender with a little water (about 30 ml) and purée.
3. Lightly season the chicken with salt and pepper, and brown it in a pan in oil.
4. Add the pureed onion, carrot and ginger to the pan, mix and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
5. Add the canned tomatoes and the soup stock cube.
6. Pour the red wine into the empty tomato can and use it to rinse out the can. Add the wine to the pan and simmer over low heat for another 15 minutes.
7. Add the ■ ingredients, and simmer for 15 minutes more.
8. Add some coarsely ground black pepper to finish.
9. Serve topped with sliced almonds and chopped parsley. Bon appetit!

Story Behind this Recipe

Commercial curry roux is surprisingly high in fat. I wanted to let my curry loving husband eat as much as he wanted, so I thought up this healthier version.