Which item you have more, that word is first such rice and peas. As for the curry chicken, is the same as BBQ chicken, Fry chicken ,tanduri chicken, baked chicken and so on, it's all an adjective to describe the Chicken. So the Ja man is correct.
CurrIED Chicken, BBQed, FriED.......come on man. As for Tandoori, that's the oven the cooking is done in.