Chicken Manpasand


1 chicken ( 1 1/4- 1 1/2 kg), cut into pieces
4 medium onions, thinly sliced
1 1/2 tbsp garlic, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp ginger, chopped
2 onions, finely chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2-1 tsp crushed pepper
5-6 cloves
7 cardamoms
2 piece cinnamon
8 tbsp yoghurt (less sour)
1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 cup oil
salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and add sliced onions and fry till golden brown in batches and keep it aside.
  2. Reduce the flame and in the same pan, add cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms and fry for 30 seconds.
  3. Add chopped garlic and ginger and saute well till raw smell disappears.
  4. Then add finely chopped onions and saute well till golden brown.
  5. Add cleaned chicken pieces and saute for 5 minutes till all the water dries up.
  6. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add the crushed pepper and mix well.
  7. Now add 1 cup of water to this and cook covered till done.
  8. In the meantime, grind fried onions with yoghurt to a paste. Add this paste to the cooked chicken , mix well and boil for 5 minutes.
  9. Check for salt and add if required. Add chopped coriander leaves and remove from flame. Serve hot with chapati, naan, ghee rice etc…
Recipe Source: Magic Oven


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