Indian Vegetable Chicken Curry

The dish that your taste buds will crave and is perfectly complimented with a side of warm rice. 

Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
16 minutes and 30 seconds
Serving Size
4 servings

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  • 1
    lb chicken thighs (skinless & boneless cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 2
    tsp vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion (diced)
  • 4
    cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1
    tsp ginger (minced)
  • 2
    small bay leaves
  • ½
    tbsp curry powder
  • 1
    tsp cumin powder
  • 1
    tsp paprika powder
  • 1
    cup tomato puree
  • 1
    cup tomato puree
  • ½
    cup full-fat coconut cream
  • 2
    cups cooked Jasmine rice*
  • chopped cilantro (garnish)
  • salt to taste


  • Chopped cilantro

Step 1

Make the curry: combine bay leaves, curry powder, paprika and cumin in a small dish.

Step 2

In a microwave safe large deep dish (6-cup capacity) combine vegetable oil, tomato puree, onion, garlic, chicken, and ginger. Cover with Duo Cover and microwave for 1 minute at Power Level 10 or until fragrant.

Step 3

Remove Duo Cover. Add spice mixture from step #1 into the large deep dish and stir thoroughly.

Step 4

Cover with Duo Cover and microwave for 5 minutes. Stop the microwave for 30 seconds and microwave again for another 5 minutes.

Step 5

Let the curry rest underneath Duo Cover for 5 minutes. Check the chicken with a meat thermometer — it should be 165ºF, otherwise cook for another 30 seconds.

Step 6

Remove Duo Cover and serve curry with rice.

Guidelines & Tips

A meat thermometer is needed for this recipe — chicken needs to be 165ºF.

Jasmine Rice Cooking Instructions: In a large dish, combine 2 cups rice with 3 cups water. Cover the rice with Duo Cover. Cook the rice for 5 minutes on Power Level 10. Reduce to Power Level 7 and cook for 10 minutes. Let the rice stand for 5 minutes under Duo Cover. Fluff the rice with a fork.

What you’ll need

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