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Ginger Chicken recipe | Restaurant style Ginger Chicken curry

Santosh Allada
Ginger Chicken curry is a spicy Indian chicken curry with a prominent ginger flavor in every bite.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Curry, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 3 people


For Grinding

  • 3 medium Onion peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic peeled

For Ginger Chicken Curry

  • 500 gms Chicken
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Red chili sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp Green chili sauce
  • 1/2-1 tbspn Soya sauce
  • 2 tbspn Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp Kashmiri red chili powder or as per taste
  • 1 cup Hot water
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish


  • Grind onion to smooth paste and keep aside. Later grind ginger and garlic to a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium flame. Add the onion paste and saute until the color changes to light brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste. Saute till the raw smell goes away.
  • Add finely chopped ginger and saute for a minute.
  • Add the red chili and green chili sauce, tomato ketchup, soya sauce, vinegar, kashmiri red chili powder. Mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken pieces and mix well with the masala. Saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt and mix well. Cover and simmer on low flame for 5 mins.
  • Add hot water to the level of chicken and mix well.
  • Next, add sugar and mix well. Cover the pan and simmer on low flame for 20 to 30 mins or till the chicken is cooked.
  • Continue to simmer on low flame until the gravy thickens and the oil separates.
  • Restaurant-style Ginger Chicken curry is ready.


Always sear the chicken on medium flame to seize the pores.
If you do not have fresh ginger, you can use readymade ginger paste.
You can replace kashmiri red chili powder with red chili powder and add according to your taste.