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Chicken Dak Bungalow

Pritha Chakraborty
60 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Dak Bungalow RECIPE

Chicken dak bungalow is a very famous Indian dish, it comes with whole boiled egg and potatoes in it.

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • West Bengal
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. chicken 750gm
  2. 3 Boiled Egg
  3. 5 small whole potatoes
  4. 2big onions
  5. garlic paste 2tsp
  6. ginger paste 1 1/2tsp
  7. tomato 1(medium)
  8. Thick yogurt 1 1/2tb sp
  9. coriander powder 1 1/2tsp
  10. cumin powder 1tsp
  11. cinnamon 1 1/2inch
  12. Green cardamoms 4-5
  13. cloves 4-5
  14. bay leaves -2
  15. Green chillies as per taste
  16. turmeric Powder
  17. chilli powder
  18. Kashmiri chilli powder
  19. coriander leaves
  20. Salt and sugar as per taste
  21. oil for cooking
  22. ghee 1tsp


  1. Dry roast 1/2inch cinnamon, 2 cardamom, 2cloves and keep it aside.
  2. Wash and clean the chicken pieces very well.
  3. Take a bowl and marinate the chicken with yogurt for an hour.
  4. Take a heavy bottom pan , heat oil, put 1/2tsp turmeric powder and fry the boiled eggs, Keep it aside
  5. In the same oil fry the potatoes (peeled and washed) till golden.
  6. In the same pan add some fresh oil. Heat oil , add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaves and saute for 30sec.
  7. Add chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Now add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste and saute for a minute.
  8. Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, chilli powder , kashmiri chili powder, 1/2tspn salt and saute them for 4-5min on low flame.
  9. Add marinated chicken , mix well with masala. Put the lid on and cook for 6-7min on medium low flame.
  10. Add some salt and mix well. Cook the chicken in it's own juice untill oil separate (medium flame)
  11. Add the fried potatoes , mix well.
  12. Add some hot water and cover the pan. Cook for few minutes.
  13. Add fried eggs and cook.,
  14. Add roasted garam masala powder, sugar(as per taste) and chopped coriander, ghee.
  15. Check the seasoning and adjust accordingly.

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Reema Garg
Reema Garg   Sep-28-2018

I will surely try this.

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