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How to make curry

Basic Japanese Curry

One of the best Japanese food is curry. It's influenced by Indian curry but was created to suit Japanese taste. Therefore, you can't really feel the spiciness even when you order spicy curry in Japan, while with real Indian curry you can feel the spiciness even if it is the sweet version.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Italian
Servings 6 people
Calories 598.11 kcal


  • 1050 g cooked rice HERE is how to make rice *1cup gives you about 350g after cooking rice
  • 400 g chicken I recommend using chicken but you can also use beef, lamb, sausage, or none!
  • 1 onion It is about 230-270g
  • 1 potato It is about 170-220g
  • 1 carrot It is about 140g
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 630 ml water
  • 6 blocks Japanese curry roux 1 box usually has 12 roux.



  • Cook rice first! HERE is how to make rice!
  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Peel the potato and cut the potato into quarters. Soak them in water for 10 minutes to remove excess starch.
  • Cut the onions into wedges.
  • Peel the carrot and cut them into Rangiri ( rolling wedges )
  • Cut the fat from the chicken and discard. Then cut the chicken into bite-size chunks that are easy to eat.
  • Slice the curry roux. It doesn't need to be perfect. This way, the roux can melt quickly and completely.

Cook Curry

  • Add vegetable oil into a large pot and turn the heat to medium. Then add the onion.
  • After the onion gets clear and soft, add the meat. Cook until the meat color changes.
  • Add water, potato, and carrot into the large pot and boil. Once boiling, turn the heat to medium low.
    Use a fine-mesh strainer to skim the scum and foam from the surface of the broth.
  • Put a lid and cook for 15-18 minutes.
  • Open the lid and turn the heat off once. Add the sliced curry roux and melt them well. Once all the roux melts, turn the heat back to low and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Let's serve over rice or noodles!


Calories: 598.11kcalCarbohydrates: 74.1gProtein: 14.97gFat: 24.59gSodium: 1872.69mgFiber: 2.98gSugar: 5.06g
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