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Symmetra's Hyderabadi Curry

According to the Overwatch lore, Symmetra grew up in Hyderabad, so it seemed fitting that I use that as inspiration for her meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people


  • Food Processor
  • Lidded Saucepan


  • 400 g Chicken chopped
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Green Cardamom Pods
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Clove
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 0.5 tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt
  • 50 ml Water
  • 100 g Cashew Nuts soaked in warm water
  • Salt
  • Coriander to garnish
  • 25 g Cashew Nuts chopped for garnish
  • Chapattis to serve


  • Mix the yogurt with the chilli powder and turmeric in a bowl and set aside. Add the 100g cashew nuts, garlic, ginger and 100ml of the cashew nut water to a food processor to create a paste. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan heat the oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook for 5 minutes. Add the chicken and stir for an extra 5 minutes.
  • Add the yogurt spice mix to coat the chicken pieces. Fry for 2 minutes then add the 50ml of water and season with salt. Simmer over a low heat for 20 minutes with the lid on, stirring halfway through.
  • Add the cashew nut paste and simmer for a further 5 minutes over the low heat stirring continuously. Garnish with coriander leaf and cashew nuts and serve with chapattis.
Keyword Overwatch, Symmetra