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Hyderabadi Chicken Masala गिने चुने मसालों से स्वादिष्ट हैदराबादी चिकन चिकन curry

Call it Chicken Masala, Chicken curry or Chicken Lababdar, this recipe is a must try. And uses just minimal spices.

35-45 minutes
Hyderabadi Chicken Masala गिने चुने मसालों से स्वादिष्ट हैदराबादी चिकन चिकन curry Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Paste

⅓ cup Oil, तेल

1 inch Ginger (peeled & roughly sliced) अदरक

4-5 no. Garlic cloves, roughly chopped, लहसुन

1 tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

1 ½ tbsp Coriander seeds, धनिये के बीज

½ tbsp White sesame seeds, सफेद तिल

4 medium Onions, sliced, प्याज

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

5-6 no. Black cardamom, बड़ी इलायची

1 tsp Stone flower, पत्थर का फूल

6-7 no. Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

5-6 no. Cloves, लौंग

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 cup Curd, beaten, दही


For Chicken Marination

1 kg Chicken with leg, चिकन

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

2 tbsp Curd, beaten, दही

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste, अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट


For Hyderabadi Chicken Masala

Marinated Chicken, मैरीनेटेड चिकन

¼ cup fresh Mint leaves, पुदीना पत्ता

2 no. Green chillies, slit into half, हरी मिर्च

2-3 cups Water,  पानी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

Prepared Paste, तयार की हुई पेस्ट

1 tbsp Tender Coriander stems, finely chopped, धनिये के डंठल


For Garnish

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Lemon sliced, नींबू

Onion, rings, प्याज के लच्छे


For Paste

  • In a handi, add oil, once it’s hot, add garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, white sesame seeds and saute it for a minute.
  • Add onions, salt to taste and saute it until golden brown.
  • Add black cardamom, stone flower, green cardamom, cloves, turmeric powder, degi red chili powder, curd and cook it for a while.
  • Transfer it to a mixer grinder jar and grind it smoothly.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


For Chicken Marination

  • In a bowl, add chicken leg, salt to taste, degi red chili powder, curd, ginger garlic paste and mix it well.
  • Keep it aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.


For Hyderabadi Chicken Masala

  • In the same handi, add marinated chicken, fresh mint leaves, green chillies, cover it with the lid and cook for 7-8 minutes.
  • Add water, salt to taste and give it a quick boil.
  • Add prepared paste, tender coriander stems and cook for 10-12 minutes on medium flames.
  • Transfer it to a serving dish or bowl, garnish it with coriander sprig, lemon sliced and onion rings.
  • Serve hot with roti or naan.


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