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Chicken Do Pyaza

indrani sen
120 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Mughlai
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Low Carbs

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. chicken with bones (500 gms)
  2. onions 3 big
  3. Sliced thin onion 1, peeled and cut into big pieces
  4. ginger 2 inch
  5. garlic cloves 4 to 5
  6. tomatoes 4, blanched, and pureed.
  7. tomato 1 chopped
  8. oil 1 cup
  9. All spice powder 1 tbsp
  10. cumin powder 1 tbsp
  11. Green chilies 4 to 5
  12. Split curd 1/2 cup
  13. lemon juice from 1 lemon
  14. salt to taste
  15. coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Make a fine paste of cut onions and ginger, garlic Marinate the chicken for at least 1 to 2 hours with the following marinade: - curd, onion ginger, garlic paste, turmeric, salt and 2 tbsp of oil
  2. Fry the sliced onions in oil in batches till they are brown.Add a pinch of sugar while frying after they had become brown so that they get caramelized, get a nice color and become crispy.Take out of the oil and keep aside.
  3. In the oil add tomato puree and saute. Add turmeric powder, cumin, and red chilly powder and continue to saute in high flame.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and salt and lower the flame. When the water has evaporated and the spicy mixture does not stick to the sides of the pan, add the marinated chicken.
  5. Cover and cook for at least half an hour to 45 minutes, stirring in between. If the chicken tends to stick to the bottom and the sides of the pan add 1/4th cup of warm water.
  6. Slow cook on low flame till the chicken gets tender, the fat all melts and oil starts showing up on the top. Add all spice powder at this stage.Check salt, add if required.
  7. Before taking off the fire and the caramelized onions and mix.Don’t cook.switch off the oven after this. Sprinkle lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with any flat-breads or fried rice.

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Rajanikanth   Jan-16-2018

Worst recipe and not a original one

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Stunning Sayan   Sep-04-2017

I nailed it was great

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