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Dahi Chicken (Curd based Chicken)

Pushpa Kotian
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Dahi Chicken (Curd based Chicken) RECIPE

Dahi chicken can be categorized as a side dish. Its main ingredient is curd and it gives a tangy and creamy flavour.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1 kilogram chicken (boneless or with bone)
  2. 250 grams yogurt/curd
  3. 6/7 red dry chillies
  4. 2 garlic heads and 2 inch ginger finely chopped
  5. 6 onion sliced into fine long threads
  6. Whole garam masala (10 black pepper seeds, 2 cinnamon stick, 2 bay leaves, 2 black cardamom, 10 cloves, star anise,1 teaspoon cumin)
  7. 2 tablespoonn vegetable oil
  8. salt to taste
  9. water optional


  1. Into a pan (preferably a nonstick pan/vessel) add all sliced onions.
  2. Then add chopped garlic ginger.
  3. Add all the whole garam masala.
  4. Add the chicken and add sal,t mix well.
  5. Add curd when the chicken starts leaving oil and put the lid on and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add a little water if you want some gravy.
  7. If you want it dry then add only 2 tablespoon oil.
  8. Serve hot with roti, parantha and naan

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Deeya Sanchari
Deeya Sanchari   Mar-15-2018

Will try soon. Looks too yummee

Kalpana Arora
Kalpana Arora   Jul-11-2017

Thanx for sharing this recipe.

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