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two bowls of chicken yogurt curry with naan bread on a napkin

Indian Style Chicken Yogurt Curry

A beautiful curry for a weeknight meal or weekend get together with friends, this slow cooker Indian style chicken yogurt curry is fresh, healthy and bursting with flavor.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 280 kcal


  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast diced into 1" cubes
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon ground garam masala
  • 1 yellow onion/brown onion finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 cup passata
  • 1 cup Nancy's whole milk yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • naan bread + white rice


  • Place spices, salt and pepper, onion, garlic and passata in a slow cooker and stir until well combined. 
  • Add chicken and stir well
  • Cook on high for 4 hours
  • About 20 minutes before serving, slowly add about 1 cup of hot liquid, bit by bit to the whole milk yogurt to slowly warm it up and prevent curdling. 
  • Pour yogurt back into slow cooker and continue to heat
  • Serve with rice and naan bread, fresh lime wedges and cilantro


If you find the sauce starting to curdle, remove chicken and blend the sauce with an immersion blender until smooth
Keyword Chicken Curry, Chicken Yogurt Curry, Indian Style Curry