Chicken Tahari | How to make Chicken Tahari

By Zeenath Amaanullah  |  12th Apr 2017  |  
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About Chicken Tahari Recipe

Famously described as the Hyderabadi Pulao. It's a yogurt based rice preparation with either chicken or lamb meat with tomatoes, potatoes and the spices. It's loved by all for it's taste and tangy flavour. Made on almost every little occasion or especially during the weekends and the family re union. Locked in with subtle flavours, it goes very well with raita and green salad. Though these are just an optional, because it is best tasted on it's own, there is practically no need of any accompaniment whatsoever. This Hyderabadi flavour some rice is sure to tickle your taste buds and make you fall in love with it.

Chicken Tahari is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Zeenath Amaanullah teaches how to make Chicken Tahari step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Chicken Tahari in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Chicken Tahari at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Chicken Tahari takes 12 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Chicken Tahari is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Chicken Tahari is a good option for you. The flavour of Chicken Tahari is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chicken Tahari and impress your family and friends.

Chicken Tahari

Ingredients to make Chicken Tahari

  • chicken 1 1/2 kg
  • ginger Garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • tomatoes large chopped 4
  • yoghurt 1 1/2 cups
  • onions sliced thinly 2
  • red chilli powder 2 tbsp
  • turmeric 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tbsp
  • Whole spices like cardamom pods 4
  • cinnamon sticks 4
  • caraway seeds 1 tsp
  • bay leaves 3
  • ghee 1/2 cup
  • coriander leaves chopped finely a handful
  • potatoes large 2 cut into big pieces and deep fried
  • green chillies slit 3 to 4
  • Basmati rice or any good rice variety 3/4 kg soaked for 20 mins
  • Hot water 5 cups

How to make Chicken Tahari

  1. In a non stick pot, heat the ghee and saute the onions until light pink.
  2. Add the spices including the salt one by one along with the chicken.
  3. Saute the chicken for a while, then add the ripe chopped tomatoes along with the beaten yogurt. Keep the flame low for 5 mins. In this way the yogurt will not curdle.
  4. Cover and simmer until done. As it is the chicken used here, it hardly takes much time. It will be done in 15 to 20 mins on medium flame.
  5. Alternatively fry the peeled and cut potatoes until light golden. This gives a distinct flavour to the dish.
  6. Add these fried potatoes to the pot and add in the hot water too.
  7. Now add the rice and adjust the salt. Cover and simmer on medium to low flame until done.
  8. The quantity of the water varies according to the variety of the rice. So be careful.
  9. More water can make the rice mushy.
  10. Keep mixing the rice and the chicken well in between but very carefully, without applying much force.
  11. Mixing here is important because the rice gets a uniform colour and looks beautiful.
  12. If necessary you can add more water accordingly.
  13. Serve it hot as it is because it's a complete meal in itself. No need of any accompaniment. If desired can serve with raita of your choice.

Reviews for Chicken Tahari (6)

Shivani Pawar9 months ago

Super se bhi upper hai ye easy hai ekdum ...potato dalna compulsory hai kya isme ...
Zeenath Amaanullah
9 months ago
daalo toh acha rahega. it tastes very yummy. thanks a lot dear friend

hida himaaza year ago

Zeenath Amaanullah
a year ago
tysm dear Hida..

Kanupriya a year ago

Amazing. Thanks for sharing the receipe :ok_hand:
Zeenath Amaanullah
a year ago
Thanx a lot dear.. My pleasure.

Yasmeen Ahmeda year ago

I love this so much . :heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart::heart:
Zeenath Amaanullah
a year ago
me too dear. thank you so much.

sana Tungekar2 years ago

Shud be great for sure!:heart_eyes:
Zeenath Amaanullah
a year ago
yep... it's awesome

Ridhima Mohil2 years ago

Wow Yummy zeenu
Zeenath Amaanullah
a year ago
thanx a lot dear Ridhi..

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