• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This family-style Indian chicken curry is loaded with heat and spices, and it's authentic as it gets. The chili oil, the fresh spices, and the technique make this is a very uniquely flavorful chicken curry. This South Indian Style Spicy Tomato Chicken, aka Koduvai Chicken Varuval, is a must make.

    Ingredients

    • 20 whole dried red chilies(the spicy kind, guajilo or guntur or bydagi chilies which I used)
    • 20 cloves garlic
    • ⅓ cup boiling water
    • 3 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp black whole pepper
    • 3 cardamom
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 5 cloves
    • ½ inch cinnamom
    • 1 tsp fennel seeds
    • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 3 tbsp vegetable oil +2 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 3 stalks or about 20-30 curry leaves
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 10-20 cloves garlic
    • 3 tomatoes, ground to a puree
    • 1 tsp kashmiri or bydagi chili powder(mainly for color)
    • 1 tsp salt or accordingly

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 216 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 33.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.74%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 895 mg 37.29%
    • Calcium: 31 mg 3.14%
    • Potassium: 117 mg 3.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.03%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.36%
    • Vitamin C 6.91%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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