Chicken Do Pyaza

Prep: 10 minutes. | Cook: 45 minutes. | Servings: 4


For Marination

750 gms Chicken (curry cut), washed and cleaned

2 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

Salt to taste

For Gravy

3 tbsp Ghee

3 Onions, finely chopped

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

1 ½ cup Tomato puree

1 cup Yogurt, beaten

1 tsp Turmeric powder

2 tsp Red chilli powder

Salt to taste

2 tsp Garam masala powder

2 Green chillies, slit

1 cup Onion Petals

1 tbsp Kasuri Methi

Coriander leaves, for garnish


For Marinating-

  • Take the chicken pieces in a bowl and add ginger garlic paste and salt to it. Mix well and keep aside.

For Gravy-

  • Heat ghee in a kadhai, add onions to it. Fry till nice golden brown in colour.
  • Add ginger garlic paste to it and mix. Cook until aromatic.
  • Pour in the tomato puree and cook well. Let it release the oil.
  • Take a bowl and add in yogurt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder to it. mix well.
  • Once the tomato puree is well cooked pour in the yoghurt mixture and stir well.
  • Add salt and let it the yogurt cook on medium low flame.
  • Drop in the marinated chicken pieces and mix. Cover with lid and cook.
  • Once the chicken gets half cooked, add garam masala powder, drop in the onion petals, green chilies and mix again. Cover with a lid and cook further until the chicken becomes nice tender and juicy.
  • Remove the lid and sprinkle kasuri methi on top. Mix it.
  • Cook for more 5 minutes and turn off the flame.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.