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Tender Plus Tangy – The Gongura Chicken Curry

Gongura Chicken Curry is a popular dish in South Indian cuisine that combines tender pieces of chicken with the unique, tangy flavour of gongura (sorrel) leaves. This Andhra-style dish is a favorite among spice lovers and pairs well with steamed rice or roti. The vibrant red color of the curry is a feast for the eyes, and the aroma of the spices will leave your taste buds tingling for more.

What does Gongura taste like?

There are two types of gongura leaves – red veined and green veined. Red veined sorrel leaves have a stronger, more acrid flavour as compared to the milder sourness of green veined Gongura leaves. The distinct sour taste of gongura leaves adds a refreshing tang and are the reason why traditional Gongura curry recipes have become a hallmark of South Indian cuisine.

The Gongura Chicken Curry recipe is a perfect example of how these flavours pair together. The combination of tangy gongura leaves with the spicy chicken creates a cimbination of balanced flaovurs that is sure to leave you wanting more.

Gongura chicken is a must-try for anyone looking to explore the diverse flavors of South Indian cuisine. With our Gongura chicken recipe, you can now prepare this traditional dish in just 15 minutes, taking your guests on a journey through authentic Andhra-style cuisine.

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2-4

Fast and Delicious Gongura Chicken Recipe

Gongura curry paste for a delicious chicken gongura recipe
Tangy and Tasty – The Base Ingredient of the Gongura Chicken Recipe is the Gongura curry paste.


  1. Instant Gongura Curry Paste – 150g
  2. Boiled chicken – 400g
  3. Water – 200 ml


  1. Add 150 g Gongura Curry Paste to a hot pan. Stir well.
  2. Add 400 g boiled chicken. Mix it well.
  3. Add 200 ml of water – or depending on the texture of the curry you want

Serving Suggestions

Ready to Eat in 15 Minutes: Gongura Curry Paste

The use of gongura leaves in cooking has a rich cultural background. For generations, families in Andhra Pradesh have passed down and perfected these traditional recipes. Their love for food is seen in the dishes like Gongura chicken, Gongura mutton and Gongura pachadi that are popular today. In this way, the flavors and heritage of Andhra cuisine are preserved for future generations to enjoy.

Kitchens of Malgudi’s Gongura Curry Paste gives you an instant, ready to cook recipe. You can now bring a slice of traditional cooking to busy, modern life. For fans of traditional Andhra cuisine and instant foodies alike, this Gongura Chicken Curry will leave you wanting more.

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