Instant Pot Chicken and Kale Curry

instant pot chicken and kale curry

Everyones favorite chicken curry, but made even easier in an Instant Pot and healthier with kale. This Instant Pot chicken and kale curry is an ultimate bowl of comfort food with rice or any type of flatbread.

 

instant pot chicken and kale curry

Ain’t a creative recipe! 

Simple, authentic, warm, cozy and comforting. 

Oh Yesss, it’s made in an instant Pot <—- If you want to make it over stove top then click here – Authentic chicken curry with kale

So delicious served with – 

You will totally love this hugely popular Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice and Instant Pot Shrimp Fried Rice

instant pot chicken and kale curry

How do you make this comforting Instant Pot Chicken and Kale Curry

  1. When Instant Pot is hot, toast cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and fennel seeds in vegetable oil. 

  2. Saute onions, garlic and ginger.

  3. Saute tomato, coriander powder, cayenne powder and turmeric powder, until oil starts to seperate. 

  4. Add cubed chicken, kale, coconut milk, water and salt. 

  5. Cook. 

  6. Serve or pack into lunch boxes. 

instant pot chicken and kale curry

 

Curries are one my favorites to meal prep – 

  • Ideal for making a big batch 

  • Freezes well 

  • Great for dinner

  • Leftovers make great lunch boxes 

  • Goes well with almost everything. 

I paired this Instant Pot chicken and kale curry with Instant Pot Mushroom Coconut Rice Pilaf

I know, I so love my Instant Pot and use it almost everyday! 

 

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Instant Pot Chicken and Kale Curry

Everyones favorite chicken curry, but made even easier in an Instant Pot and healthier with kale. This Instant Pot chicken and kale curry is an ultimate bowl of comfort food with rice or any type of flatbread.   

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Maria Doss

Ingredients

Whole spices

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds

Group-1

  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or grated
  • 1/2 inch ginger, minced or grated

Group-2

  • 2 medium roma tomatoes, chopped, about 1 cup
  • 4 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder, depending on your spice level
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

Group-3

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped into bite size chunks
  • 4 stalks kale, ribs removed and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 11/2 to 2 teaspoons salt, divided ( or as per your taste)

Instructions

  1. Set Instant Pot to saute, add vegetable oil when hot. Add all whole spices and let toast for few seconds. 

  2. Add all ingredients under Group-1, saute until onions turn translucent, about 4 minutes. 

    Add all ingredients under Group-2, saute until tomatoes are mushy, spices are toasted well and it begins to turn glossy (this is an indication that the spices are toasted well). Make sure you saute every few seconds at this stage, making sure that it does not burn at the bottom. 

  3. Press cancel on Instant pot and stir in all ingredients in Group-3. Set manual for 5 minutes, making sure the valve is set at sealing position. 

    After 5 minutes, let Instant pot be in warm mode for 2-4 minutes. Turn valve to vent and quick release pressure. 

    Check for salt and serve with your favorite side dish or cool and pack into lunch boxes. 

More Instant Pot recipes – 

Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice

instant pot chicken fried rice

 

Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta

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