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Mar 2 / JW

Easy Indian-Rogan Josh


In my house we actually call this Butter Chicken, but it’s not butter chicken at all, it’s Rogan Josh, so feel free to call it whatever you want! Either way it’s really easy, and takes hardly any effort. Here’s what you do:
Combine all of the spices and salt in a small container and set aside. Then add some oil to a pan, and add the onions, garlic, and ginger. Cook on medium until soft. Then, add the spices and cook for a couple minutes. This is called dry frying, and can seem a bit weird, as everything will start sticking to the pot

Dry Frying

but don’t worry! This is normal…After a couple of minutes, add the meat and stir to combine and brown the meat a bit. Then add the tomatoes. You can also add any bits of veggies you might have laying around, here I’ve added some diced eggplant.  Stir everything and make sure you scrape the bottom of the pan to get any bits that are sticking. Sometimes I add some water here too if I think its too thick.

Simmering away...

Let it come up to a simmer, then cook on low for about 10 minutes, then add the yogurt and stir. Cook for another 10 minutes or until meat is cooked, and thats it! Serve with basmati rice.

Rogan Josh

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4-6 Servings


  • 1Tbl Salt
  • 3tsp Garam Masala
  • 2tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1tsp Turmeric
  • 1tsp Chili Powder(Cayenne Pepper)
  • 1tsp Ground Ginger
  • 2Tbl Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Medium Brown Onion
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatos
  • 600-700 Grams Chicken/pork/lamb (2-3 chicken breasts)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • Basmati Rice

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