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Dhabha chicken.

Ruchi Sinha
20 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Dhabha chicken. RECIPE

It is dhabha style chicken, to be served with some tandoori roti on the side.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chicken, washed 1/2 kg
  2. salt to taste
  3. curd 1/2 cup
  4. Red chili powder 1 1/2 tsp
  5. ghee 1tbsp
  6. ginger and garlic paste 2tsp
  7. Brown cardamom 1
  8. Green cardamom 2
  9. Bay leaf 1
  10. Dry red chili 2
  11. cinnamon sticks 1
  12. onion chopped 2
  13. cumin powder 1tsp
  14. Garam masala 1 tsp
  15. Red chili powder 1 tsp
  16. turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  17. Tomatoes, chopped 3
  18. tomato puree 2 tbsp
  19. fenugreek leaves 1tsp
  20. Green chillies, chopped 2
  21. Green coriander leaves 1 tbsp


  1. In a bowl take chicken, salt, curd,red chili powder 1/2 tsp and marinate for 20 min.
  2. In a wok ,heat ghee, garlic and ginger paste,brown cardamom, Green cardamom, bay leaf, dry red chili, cinnamon sticks and cook for couple of seconds.
  3. Add onion and cook till it turns golden brown.
  4. Add marinated chicken in it and cook for 10 min.
  5. Add cumin powder, garam masala,red chili powder, turmeric powder,tomato puree,tomatoes and water 1/4 cup and cook for 8 -10 min in medium flame.
  6. Add garam masala 1/4tsp,fenugreek leaves, green chillies, green coriander and water 1 cup and cook for 30-35 min in low flame.
  7. Serve in platter and garnish with green coriander leaves 1tsp and fenugreek leaves a pinch.

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sonam sahoo
sonam sahoo   Feb-18-2019

Bahut khub, thanks for sharing.

Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Mar-15-2018

Deliciously amazing!

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