16 Nov 2015

DHANIYA LAHSUNI CHICKEN

Hello everyone

After experimenting a lot with paneer , I thought to apply some of my paneer experiments with chicken too and viola it turned out super yummy and tempting. Some time back I posted dhaniya lahsuni paneer recipe , which was a hit. Today I am sharing the same curry but with chicken and some minor twists. This curry is too simple to prepare and extremely yummy, and a must try for chicken lovers. You will definitely fall in love with this one.
Step wise recipe is given below, hope you will love to try it atleast once.

DHANIYA LAHSUNI CHICKEN 


Serves: 4-5
Time: 30 -40 mins

Ingredients 

1 KG chicken drumsticks
1 1/2 cup fresh yogurt ( curd), beaten
1 cup finely chopped green coriander leaves
20-25 cloves garlic , finely chopped
3-4 green chillies, finely chopped 
4-5 medium onions, finely chopped
1 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp curry or chicken masala powder

1 tsp cumin powder

2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

2 tsp kasoori methi, crushed between palms

1/2 cup cream, optional
Salt to taste

For marination:

1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp salt


Method:

First of all marinate chicken pieces in turmeric, chili and salt for 20-30 mins.Heat  oil in a non stick pan ,add cumin seeds and let it crackle . Add chopped onions and fry till golden brown . Then add ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder , curry or chicken masala and red chilli powder, saute for a minute then add marinated chicken pieces. Cook on high flame till it get white from all sides, lower the flame and add green chilli, coriander leaves and minced garlic along with one cup of water and salt.


 Let them boil then cover and cook till chicken become nice tender . Now add beaten curd and let it boil stirring constantly to avoid lump formation.


 Now add garam masala and mix well. Finally add cream ( I skipped) and kasuri methi and simmer for 5 more mins and done. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


You can add water as per your gravy consistency preference. You can also use any chicken pieces you prefer instead of drumsticks.

Your finger licking super tempting chicken dish is ready to serve with roti, naan or rice. Enjoy this different flavour of chicken with your family and friends . 



Hope you will like this easy and delicious chicken dish, please pour your valuable comments and suggestions here, they meant a lot.

Happy cooking....


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