Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi | How to make Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi

By Tathagata Deb  |  17th Jan 2017  |  
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About Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi Recipe

A traditional recipe of chicken made in a gravy base of cream. (Typically cooked in an earthern pot i.e. handi)

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Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi

Ingredients to make Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi

  • chicken 750 gm
  • Fried onions [beresta] - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped garlic 5-6 cloves
  • ginger paste 1 tablespoon
  • cumin seeds 1 tablespoon
  • coriander seeds 2 tablespoons
  • Chopped tomatoes 1 large one
  • Chopped green chilies 5-6
  • turmeric powder 1 tablespoon
  • Red chili powder 1 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon
  • Red chilies (dried) 5-6
  • yoghurt/Curd 1/2 cup
  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup
  • Dry fenugreek leaves 2 tablespoons
  • ghee
  • salt
  • sugar

How to make Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi

  1. Heat ghee in a pot and fry the chopped onions till brown and keep them separately.
  2. Heat ghee in a handi and fry the chopped garlic, ginger paste and tomatoes for 1 minute.
  3. Add the fried onions and cook further.
  4. Next add the cumin seeds, half of the coriander seeds and dried red chilies and cook a few minutes before adding the green chilies.
  5. Cook for a few minutes and add turmeric powder, salt and red chili powder and fry properly.
  6. When fried completely add the chicken and cook in mild flame with a cover on for 5 minutes.
  7. Remove the cover and add the yoghurt (beaten with sugar) and add the remaining half coriander seeds and half of the fenugreek leaves.
  8. Cook a few minutes and add the cream and remaining fenugreek leaves and garam masala powder and cook till prepared with a cover on.
  9. Serve hot with roti/parathas.

My Tip:

Beat the yoghurt properly with sugar before adding to avoid the sour taste in the recipe.

Reviews for Chicken Handi/Murgh Handi (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

absolutely lovely chicken dish!

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