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Beet and chicken curry

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

Enjoy this colourful curry in the cold winter season .

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1 whole chicken cut into 8 portions
    • 1/4 cup oil
    • 3 whole cardamom
    • 1 stick cinnamon
    • 1 onion blended smooth
    • 1 tsp ginger /garlic paste
    • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp haldi (turmeric)
    • salt to your taste
    • 2-3 cup shredded beetroot/ or cut into small cubes
    • 1/4 cup imli (tamarind) water mixed with 2 tbsp sugar


    1. Beet roots should be cooked in water till tender leaving approx 1 c water in it. 
    2. In a pot heat oil add cardamom, cinnamon stick, Onion , garlic , ginger paste and fry for 3 min.
    3. Add the spices and fry for another 2 min.
    4. Add the chicken pieces and toss fry until chicken changes colour ( 5 min) .
    5. Add the shredded or cubed beets with it's water.
    6. Cook until the chicken is tender, water has evaporated and a thick gravy is left with oil floating on top. 
    7. Pour the imli water  and simmer for another 3 min.
    8. Remove from heat and serve with Rice or roti.


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