Highway Chicken Curry Recipe - Dhaba Style Chicken Curry - Indian Chicken Curry - Smita

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Aug. 26, 2019

Learn how to make Highway Chicken Curry Recipe at home with Chef Smita on Get Curried. Wants to try proper Highway dabba style Chicken Curry at the comfort of your home, then try our recipe of Highway Chicken Curry by Chef Smita. Absolutely rustic and spicy this Chicken curry will certainly remind you of your favourite Dhaba on the highways. The speciality of this curry is its spiciness. The Gravy is neither too thick or too thin. The Amount of ginger and garam masala used in this recipe is what makes it rich and flavoursome.


For marination:
Chicken 700 Gram
Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
Yogurt 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
For gravy:
Oil 3 Tablespoon
Bay leaves 2
Cinnamon stick 1/2 Inch
Cardamoms 2
Cloves 3
Pepper corn 5
Onions 3 , chop
Tomatoes 2 , chop
Water 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs) , divided (in total)
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 Tablespoon
Coriander seed powder 1 Tablespoon
Cumin seed powder 1 Teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
Ghee 1 Teaspoon
For temperig:
Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Green chillies 2 , chop
Ginger sticks 1 Inch , julienned



1. Let's start with Chicken marination for which take Chicken in the bowl in which add Garlic Paste, Ginger Paste, Yogurt, Salt. Next, mix it together properly and keep it aside for 1/2 hour.


2. In the meantime add Oil in the Cast Iron (Kadai), Bay Leaves, Inch Cinnamon Stick, Cardamoms, Cloves, Pepper Corns, Onion (chopped).

3. Next, saute this for 3-4 minutes then add Ginger, Garlic & Green Chillies (chopped) saute it again till the Onions are completely brown. Now add Tomatoes (chopped) and cook them for few moments then add Water after that add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Seed Powder, Cumin Seed Powder.

4. Next, saute this for a minute and add Water, Marinated Chicken (as shown in the video) mix it properly and then add Garam Masala Powder saute this for a minute then add Water, Salt mix it properly.

5. Next, cover the lid and let it close for 20 minutes on a medium flame. After 20 minutes keep the hot coal with Ghee in the small serving bowl in the middle of the Chicken on Kadai (as shown in the video) then cover it completely and leave it for 30 to 45 minutes. After 45 minutes get the Small Katori out. Next, let's make the Tempering (Tadka) for which add Ghee with Green Chillies (chopped) & 1 Inch Ginger (julienne) saute it for a minute till the colour turn to golden. Next, add the Tempering (Tadka) with the Highway Chicken Curry mix it one last time.


6. Your Highway Chicken Curry is ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4