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July 10, 2021 Saturday 03:23:36 PM IST

Chicken Clucks Again!

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This scrumptious North Indian recipe will leave your guests hungry for more! Our Chicken Do Pyaaza recipe is a tried and tested recipe that’s a delight for all chicken lovers.  Chicken chunks are marinated and cooked in kasoori methi, yoghurt and other traditional spices to give it a distinct flavour.

Bursting with aromatic flavours, rich creamy gravy, it can be served with roti, naan and biryani. This no-fuss recipe can be made in a jiffy and doesn’t require much supervision making it the perfect dish to prepare for special occasions and dinner parties.

The main ingredient of our Chicken Do Pyaaza recipe is the humble onion. Our recipe is a great way to include onions in your diet. Onions have a ton of health benefits and have been used to treat mouth sores, heart diseases and headaches since ancient times. Onions also help improve nerve function, produce red blood cells and increase growth.

Chicken Do Pyaaza Recipe

(Serves: 4)

Cuisine: Indian

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Total time required: 60 minutes


To make the garam masala:

3 tsp green cardamom powder

¼ tsp black cardamom powder

3 tsp cinnamon powder

3 tsp mace powder

To make the chicken:

3 tsp cumin powder

3 tsp coriander powder

2 tomatoes

3 tsp turmeric powder

1 small cup yoghurt

2 ½ tsp ginger garlic paste

1 ½ tbsp ghee

3 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp ginger paste

2 tsp garlic paste

2 onions

1 kg Chicken

To garnish:

3 tsp green chillies, finely chopped

3 tsp kasoori methi

Salt, to taste

3 tsp coriander leaves

3 tsp mint leaves

9 tsp cream

Preparing the Garam Masala and Chicken

In a bowl, combine together the black cardamom, cinnamon, clove, mace and green cardamom powders and keep aside.

Wash and cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.

Marinate with red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt for 30 minutes.

Cut one onion into large pieces and finely chop the other.

Wash and blend the tomatoes using a blender to make a smooth puree.

Finely chop the garlic and ginger. Heat ghee in a wok and add garlic and ginger and let them fry until golden brown. Add chopped onions until transparent.

Add salt and tomato puree and give it a good stir.

In a bowl, mix turmeric, red chilli powder and yoghurt together and add this mixture to the puree and let it cook until the gravy begins to thicken.

Add garam masala, water, sliced onion, marinated chicken, cumin and coriander powder.

To garnish:

In a bowl, mix together kasoori methi, green chillies, mint leaves, coriander leaves and cream and add it to the chicken just before serving. Serve it with a spoonful of pulao or biryani or any kind of bread.

Nutritional Value (per serving):

Protein: 25.3 g

Sugar: 3.8 g

Dietary fiber: 1.6 g

Total carb: 10.6 g

Sodium: 649.3 mg

Cholesterol: 145.2 mg

Trans fat 1 g

Saturated fat: 1 g

Total fat: 32.2 g

Enjoy this curry with friends and family.

Shristi Patni

Owner of F and B Recipe, content writer who likes writing about Intuitive Counseling and Spiritual Mind Treatment and soon to publish her second cook book.

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