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Chicken Do Pyaaza Recipe

Chicken Do Pyaaza
How to make Chicken Do Pyaaza

About Chicken Do Pyaaza Recipe: A scrumptious north Indian chicken recipe, Chicken Do Pyaaza is a delight for chicken lovers! Marinated chicken chunks cooked in a variety of spices, yogurt and kasoori methi. This dish is bursting with aromatic flavours and a creamy gravy. This recipe is an easy and quick one and can be made in just about an hour. A delicious dish to prepare for a dinner party and special occasions or just a casual dinner at home with friends.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Chicken Do Pyaaza

  • For the Chicken:
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Desi ghee
  • 2 1/2 tsp Garlic and ginger paste
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Yogurt, small
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin powder
  • For Garnishing:
  • 3 tbsp Cream
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp Mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp Kasoori methi
  • 1 tbsp Green chillies, chopped
  • Salt
  • For the Garam Masala:
  • 1 tbsp Green cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Mace powder
  • 1 tbsp Clove powder
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp Black cardamom powder

How to Make Chicken Do Pyaaza

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Prepare Garam Masala:

Mix green cardamom powder, mace powder, clove powder, cinnamon powder and black cardamom powder.

Prepare Chicken:

Cut chicken into even size pieces and marinate with garlic paste, ginger paste, salt and some red chilli powder.
Finely chop one onion and cut the other into large pieces. Blend tomatoes to make a puree.
Heat desi ghee in a pan. Add garlic and ginger paste.
When it turns brown, add chopped onions and cook till it turns golden brown. Now add tomato puree and salt.
Take some yoghurt in a bowl, add turmeric and red chilli powder and mix it well. Add this mixture to the tomato puree and cook for some time.
Add coriander powder, cumin powder, the marinated chicken, the onion cut into large pieces, water and garam masala.

For Garnishing:

Heat cream, coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies and kasoori methi. Add to the chicken and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Serve this chicken dish with a choice of Indian bread or steamed rice.

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