5 Different Ways To Use Your Leftover Chicken Curry
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A classic recipe for chicken curry goes a long way. It's a safe option for birthday parties, festivals and celebratory occasions. But most often we end up cooking more than needed and we are left with leftover chicken curry that no one is interested in eating. Instead of throwing it away, there are so many wonderful ways you can use your leftover chicken curry. You will be surprised to know that you can transform leftover chicken curry into a new dish. We know that you are quite excited to see how this is possible. So let us show you five different ways through which you can transform your leftover chicken curry into something appetising and delectable.

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* Chicken Curry Pulao

This is a very interesting way of using your leftover chicken curry and making a tempting Pulao. All you have to do is quickly mix some rice with your chicken curry and give them a good toss. You don't even have to make the effort of adding some extra spices or vegetables to your rice as your chicken curry already has everything. Just make sure that you add some oil or Desi ghee to make sure that there is an ample amount of moisture in your chicken curry pulao. Pulao is generally dry, so make sure that you use rice in a quantity that can absorb the gravy of your chicken curry and doesn't have a runny consistency. 

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* Chicken Curry Biryani

If you are a true Biryani lover, then you would know that Biryani and Pulao are different from each other. Biryani is slow-cooked and quite layered. If you are contemplating how to use your chicken curry effectively and make a lip-smacking dish from it, then we have got you covered. Just put some oil in your pressure cooker and add your spices like bay leaves, cloves and some cardamoms. Add some chopped onions and fry them in the mixture of spices and oil until they become golden brown. Now add some tomatoes to the mixture as well after which add curd. Very carefully add a single layer of rice after which layer of chicken curry. Repeat this process until your pressure cooker is full up to the lid. Cook this on a low flame for about 15 minutes and your Biriyani will be ready.

* Kathi Roll

Kathi roll is a very easy-to-carry lunch or dinner option. It is a power-packed meal that fills up your stomach and it is also quite comfortable to eat when you're on the go. You can make an appetising Kathi roll with your leftover chicken curry by following some simple steps. Just make a Roti or Paratha from wheat flour. You can also make this from all-purpose flour but wheat is a healthier option. Now after cooking it on gas with some butter and making it crispy, add some green and red Chutney. Now add your chicken curry and also some crunchy onions or any other vegetable that you would like to use. Enjoy this with some homemade Green Chutney. This is the easiest way to use your leftover chicken curry and will only take a few minutes to get prepared. It is one of those recipes that you can never go wrong with.

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* Chicken Pasta

This is a Desi-style chicken pasta that is unconventional and tasty because of its tantalising flavours. In this chicken pasta recipe, instead of using pasta sauce and mayonnaise, you use chicken curry. All you have to do is boil some pasta and then in another pan fry some tomatoes and onions along with a dash of spices. Now put your pasta in this pan and mix it well with your onions and tomatoes. Pour your chicken curry over your pasta and give everything a good mix. Make sure that you don't add a lot of spices since your chicken curry already has so many flavours. Top everything up with some cheese and serve it hot.

* Tawa Chicken Pulao

Have you ever tried Tawa Chicken Pulao? If not, then you are certainly missing out on a lot of flavours. This is an indulgent recipe and appropriate if you have some time to devote to the cooking process. To make this Tawa Chicken Pulao, you have to take some oil in a pan and heat it. Now add chopped garlic, onions and ginger and sauté everything for a while. After this add your chicken curry and some mint leaves in the pan. After letting it cook for 2 to 3 minutes, you can add your boiled white rice and stir everything for a while. Add some salt as per your taste and let this mixture cook for 15 minutes. Garnish everything with some coriander leaves and fried onions. 

All these are some great ways of utilising your leftover chicken curry and not throwing it away. Now that you have read about all these recipes, you will have so many different options to use your chicken curry in a lot of creative ways and not get bored of the same flavours