Madras Chicken

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Prep time: 00:20 HR
Cook time: 00:35 HR


Serves: 4

An authentic recipe from the Indian sub-continent - just add chicken - the spices are already there in a precise blend - this dish can make mouths water with it’s delightful aroma!


  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 small piece ginger,minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 375 grams Taste of India’s Madras Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.5 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 can tomato puree
  • Chopped fresh cilantro


Heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add onions and fry until dark brown, 7 to 10 minutes. Add chillies, ginger, and garlic; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Add the contents of the Madras Sauce packet  and salt. Cook, stirring frequently, until blended in, about 1 minute more.

Stir chicken and water into the pan with the spice mixture. Cook for  2 to 3 minutes. Add tomato puree.

Cover the pan with a lid. Cook until chicken is tender over medium heat, about 20 minutes. When ready to serve, garnish with cilantro.

Serve hot with rice, flatbread or any accompaniment of your choice.