Chicken Handi


1/2 kg boneless chicken
1 big onion
2 big tomatoes
6 garlic cloves
1 piece ginger
4 green chillies
3 tbsp tomato paste (optional)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup yoghurt
few coriander leaves, chopped
3 tbsp fresh cream
salt to taste
3-4 tbsp oil
3 tbsp butter


  1. Clean and cut the boneless chicken into cubes.
  2. Grind ginger, garlic, green chillies and tomatoes together and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil and butter in a pan and add onion and saute till transparent.
  4. Add chicken cubes and salt to this and cook on medium high flame till the chicken becomes half cooked and the colour changes to light brown.
  5. Then add the ground mixture (step 2) and tomato paste and cook till oil appears on top.
  6. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder and garam masala, mix well and cook till the raw smell disappears.
  7. Add yoghurt and cook till chicken is completely done adding 1/4 cup of water.
  8. Add coriander leaves and fresh cream and mix well. Serve hot…
Recipe adapted from here…


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