Let's admit, no matter how much we love gorging on exquisite dishes from restaurants around the world, we would still crave the good old street-side dhaba food more than anything else. The classic chicken masala or spicy tikkas from dhaba can tantalise our taste buds. Any why not! Dhaba food isn't just light on the pocket but also has a rustic, authentic and traditional appeal in its flavours that call us back every time.
One of the most popular dishes from a dhaba is the classic chicken curry. Exotic spices combined with succulent chicken pieces, dhaba style chicken curry is a delight to relish! Paired with a naan or tandoori roti layered with butter on top, it is truly an unforgettable meal! But did you know that you can enjoy it at home too? Amidst the lockdown when you can no longer go to a dhaba, we've got you covered with an easy chicken recipe that you can try at home!
Dhaba-Style Chicken Recipe:
Dhaba-style chicken has chicken legs marinated in a string of spices and cooked in an onion-tomato gravy. The gravy is a flavourful blend of spices including cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, black cardamom, peppercorn and cloves. The chicken is mixed with garam masala and coriander leaves, pressure cooked to perfection and then mixed with a chilli tadka.
Complete with all the dhaba flavours, this chicken recipe is a spice-lover's delight! Simply pair with your favourite Indian bread and enjoy to the fullest at the comfort of your home.
Find the full recipe of Dhaba Style Chicken here. Try it at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.