Curried Chicken and Potatoes


This is a hearty meal of chicken and potatoes simmered with Indian spices, tomatoes, Swiss Chard, and yogurt. Adjust the spices to taste. Serve it over basmati rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed

  • ½ teaspoon garam masala

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon black mustard seed

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 (4 ounce) chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces

  • 2 medium potatoes, diced

  • 2 roma (plum) tomatoes, diced

  • ½ bunch Swiss chard, chopped

  • 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. In hot oil, cook cumin seeds, garam masala, cardamom, cayenne pepper, mustard seeds, salt, and garlic. When seeds start to pop, stir in chicken and potatoes. Cook for 15 minutes, or until chicken is nearly done.

  2. Stir in tomatoes, chard, and yogurt. Cover, and cook 15 minutes more, or until potatoes are tender and chicken is cooked through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

284 Calories
14g Fat
26g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 284
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 428mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 35mg 174%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 849mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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