Chicken with Beans curry

Chicken with Green Beans curry is a side dish made of Chicken, Indian spices and Green Beans.

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Preparation Time : 5 mins

Marination Time :1-2 hrs

Cooking Time : 20-30 mins

Serves : 3-4

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Cuisine : Indian»Main»

Main Ingredient : Chicken Vegetables
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Boneless Chicken - 350g - cut into small cubes
  • Green Beans - 150g
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Tomato - 2
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1½ tsp
  • Green Chilli - 1 (optional)
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch long strip
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Oil - 3 tblsp and 1-2 tsp for the end
  • Tomato puree - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required


  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice/Vinegar - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp

Spice powders:

  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp for medium spicy and 2 for very spicy
  • Cumin (jeera) powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)

Method :
  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with the ingredients listed under marinade for atleast 1 hour.
  2. Chop the grean beans. Chop the onion, tomatoes, chilli and coriander leaves.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  4. Add the chicken pieces and stirfry for about 2-3 minutes. Remove them from the pan and set aside.
  5. Add cinnamon and onion into the pan. Fry them for about 4-5 minutes.
  6. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.
  7. Add tomatoes, chilli and all the spice powders; Stir for about 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add the chopped beans and fry for about 3-4 minutes.
  9. Add the chicken pieces, tomato puree and stir.
  10. Cover and cook on a medium heat for about 5-6 minutes or until the beans are cooked well.
  11. Boil the curry on a medium heat for few more minutes until the sauce is thickened. Add about 1-2 tsp of oil if the curry starts sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  12. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Notes : This dish taste better with Chapati/Naan. For the variation, please try Spinach and Chicken curry, Beetroot and Mutton masala or Potato and Mutton masala.

Other Names : Chicken masala with beans


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