Punjabi Chicken Curry | Dhaba Style Chicken Curry
Today I’ve got a simplest and tastiest Punjabi style Chicken curry recipe for you. I just love the flavor and spicy taste of punjabi cuisine. I have seen this recipe in Chawla’s Kitchen and tried it for weekend lunch along with spicy mutton biryani, it turned out delicious with authentic Punjabi dhaba style taste. In this recipe, the chicken pieces are cooked with onion, tomato based curry with just the right amount of spiciness to it. Try this real home-made Punjabi style Chicken masala at your home and enjoy..!
Chicken - 300 g
Oil - 5 to 6 tbsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Onion - 2
Tomato - 2
Turmeric pwd - ¼ tsp
Garam masala pwd - 1 tsp
Red chilly pwd - 1 tsp
Cumin pwd - ½ tsp
Coriander pwd - 1 tsp
Black pepper pwd - ½ tsp
Green chilly - 1
Capsicum pieces - ½ cup
Fresh coriander leaves - handful
Yoghurt - 2 tbsp
Kasoori methi pwd - ½ tsp
Salt to taste
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Wash, clean and chop chicken to bite sized pieces.
Heat oil in a fry pan / kadai.
Add chicken pieces and shallow fry for 3 to 5 mins in high flame.
Drain from oil and keep the chicken pieces aside.
Add cumin, ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 mins.
Add sliced onion pieces and fry till transculent.
Add tomato pieces, sliced green chilly and cook for few minutes.
Now add salt, turmeric pwd, garam masala pwd, red chilly pwd, cumin pwd, coriander pwd and crushed black pepper pwd.
Saute for a minute.
Add sliced capsicum pieces, coriander leaves and give a quick stir.
Now add the shallow fried chicken pieces.
Add ¼ cup of water and cook covered in medium flame for 10 mins.
Once the chicken is tender and cooked well, add curd and mix.
Cook in simmer for 5 more mins.
When the chicken attains desired consistency, turn off the flame.
Sprinkle crushed kasoori methi and transfer to serving bowl.