Red Pepper Chicken Mint Curry


Red Pepper Chicken Mint Curry

Spicy chicken curry with mint leaves and red pepper/capsicum
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Remove the skin and cut the chicken into small pieces and keep aside.
  • Put garlic, ginger, green chillies, mint leaves and little water in a blender and puree the mixture.
  • :- It`s ok, if the qty of water is more.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.
  • Add the sliced red onion, some salt and fry, till brown.
  • Add fresh curry leaves and continue frying.
  • :- Make sure to tear the curry leaves to bring out the flavour.
  • Add all the above spice powders including garam masala along with salt and fry for few minutes.
  • Add the ripe tomato and saute, until well blended.
  • Add the garlic-ginger/mint puree and let it boil.
  • When it starts boiling, add the chicken pieces and cover with the lid.
  • Cook on a medium flame.
  • :- The juice of the chicken will come out and cook it. Hence, add water only, if necessary.
  • When the chicken becomes tender or almost done, add the sliced red capsicum and let it boil.
  • When the chicken is done & capsicum is tender, sprinkle a pinch or two of garam masala on top along with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Close with a lid, switch off the flame and keep aside for few minutes.
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Response (6)
  1. J
    Jitesh September 8, 2004


  2. D
    Dina September 17, 2007

    Not bad 🙂 Something different and tasty. Thanks for posting this recipe.

  3. S
    Susy George September 8, 2004

    This wasn`t time consuming at all. Everybody loved this dish. I guess the red capsicum & Mint leaf combination did the trick. Totally different from the other chicken dishes I`ve tried. Thanx

  4. R
    Reshmi September 6, 2004

    Easy to make and delicious!!

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