Instant Pot Indian Coconut Chicken Curry
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Instant Pot Indian coconut chicken curry is an easy weeknight dinner fix. This Chicken curry is cooked to perfection with mild Indian spices in coconut milk. Serve this with side of cumin rice and dal, perfect for weeknight chicken curry cravings.
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6
  1. Switch Instant Pot on and select Saute Mode.
  2. Add oil when it is warm add bay leaves, black cardamom, cloves and green cardamom
  3. Now add onions and cook till they turn pink in color. Add ginger and garlic mix and cook.
  4. After few minutes add sliced tomatoes and cook. When they turn mushy switch off Instant Pot.
  5. Let the mixture cool down they add this to the blender. Remove the bay leaves and keep aside.
  6. Grind the mixture with coconut milk.
  7. Wash and clean the main pot, dry and insert it back. Now switch on Instant Pot on Saute mode.
  8. Add oil when warm add cumin seeds, bay leaves ( from earlier). After few minutes add chicken pieces and cook.
  9. When pieces turn brown add the ground mixture from earlier and mix.
  10. Now add the spice powders listed in the ingredient list. Mix well.
  11. Close the lid and cancel saute mode. Now select Manual mode for 10 minutes and open the lid after the pressure releases completely.
  12. Serve coconut chicken curry with side of cumin rice and dal.
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