Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Dahi Wali chicken curry

This is my another entry for the event Tried and Tested, hosted by Kits Chow and originally started by Zlamushka. This month's given blog was Hooked On Heat. From this blog I was looking something made from chicken and I got this recipe- Dahi Wali Chicken Curry.In this recipe chicken is cooked in a dahi(plain curd) base gravy.


Boneless chicken 300 gm

Onion 1 large

Tomatoes 2 medium

Green chili 1-2

Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp

Plain yogurt(beaten) 1/2 cup

Cinnamon stick 1

Cardamom pods 3-4

Cloves 3-4

Bay leaves 1-2

Whole Black peppercorns 4

Red chili pw 1/2 tsp

Turmeric pw 1/4 tsp

Coriander pw 1 tsp

Cumin pw 1/4 tsp

Garam masala 1/4 tsp


Oil 2 tbsp


1. Wash and cut chicken in small equal pieces( 1 inch).

2. Heat oil and add all the whole masalas and let them crackle.Add chopped onions,green chillies and fry till the onions are golden.

3. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 1-2 minutes.

4. Now add the chopped tomatoes and all the powdered masalas.Mix well and cook till the tomatoes are done.

5. Reduce the heat for a while to add the yogurt and stir it.

6. Add the chicken pieces,salt,water(if required) and cover it to cook till the chicken pieces are done.

1 comment:

  1. H iDipti,

    lovely chikcen curry .-) - thanks for participating. I hope you are up for this month´s challenge too :-) Details on my Blog - left upper corner.