Why Add Meat Curry Paste in Your Cooking?

Chicken Varuval is a dish that originated in the southern part of India. The recipe uses a very simple version that saves you time and effort. Add AsianMeals® Meat curry paste to the dish and accentuate the flavour and texture of the dish. You can cook many other meat dishes at home using the paste including Ayam Goreng berempah, mutton curry and beef masala curry. It is prepared semi-dried with a coating of masala on the chicken pieces.

Taste of Meat Curry Paste:

The spiciest of all curry pastes is the red curry paste which is rich & intense (hot). Yellow curry paste is slightly sweet and is not very spicy.  The third one, green curry paste is the most popular one because of its mild and balanced flavour. Meat curry paste is usually used to prepare curries such as chicken curry, meat curry and more. However, you can use meat curry to prepare a variety of other mouth-watering dishes. You can also use it as a marinade or rub it on chicken, fish, or beef. You can also use it as a tasty dressing for salad. Mix it with vinegar or yoghurt to enhance the taste. Also, you can add it at the beginning of cooking soups and stews to build a great flavour.

Originated from Malaysian-Indian recipe, AsianMeals® Meat curry paste is a versatile ingredient that adds a ton of flavour to Malay curry, Indian curry, Hainanese curry and various other delicacies. It can be used in meat dishes, vegetable dishes, soups & curries. You can prepare your version of chicken Varuval at home in simple steps. Let us look how!

You can prepare your version of chicken Varuval at home in simple steps. Let us look how!


  • 120 gm- AsianMeals® Meat curry paste
  • 400 gm- chicken
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tomatoes (cut in small size)
  • Spring curry leaves


  • In a wok, put oil, onion, chicken and AsianMeals® Meat curry paste. Saute.
  • Put the lid and simmer until the chicken gets cooked.
  • Add water (around 120 ml)
  • Add tomatoes and curry leaves.
  • Stir fry until dry.
  • Serve.

Garnish it with coriander leaves and enjoy with bread or rice.

Special Tips From The Chef:

Fort a richer curry, you can add a little yoghurt. You can also prepare the traditional meat curry using the same recipe. The dish is apt for all red meat or poultry.

This recipe is quite flexible and can be prepared using other meats too. You can prepare a variety of other delectable dishes using AsianMeals® Meat curry paste such as Kari Ayam and kari daging.