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Dhaba-Style Chicken Recipe

Dhaba-Style Chicken
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About Dhaba-Style Chicken Recipe: For all the chicken lovers, here is a delicious chicken curry right from yout favourite dhaba! Chicken sauteed in onion tomato masala, flavoured with aromatic spices and served with your favourite Indian bread, dhaba-styled chicken is perfect to satiate your chicken curry cravings.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
  • Prep Time 45 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Dhaba-Style Chicken

  • 4 Chicken legs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Onions
  • 2-3 pieces ginger
  • 8-9 pieces garlic
  • 7 Green chillies
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Bay leaves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 5 Black cardamoms
  • 8 Pepper corns
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp ginger

How to Make Dhaba-Style Chicken

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Take the chicken pieces in a bowl, add salt, lemon and ginger garlic paste.
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Mix it all well and set aside for 30 minutes.
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Now, take onion, garlic, ginger and green chillies and grind them together to make a paste.
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Prepare the curry:

Take oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, black cardamom, peppercorn and cloves.
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Saute them together until golden brown and add the onion paste.
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Mix it with the ingredients and cover the pan to cook for a few minutes.
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After a while, add tomatoes to the mix along with turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and coriander powder.
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Mix well and add the chicken pieces to the mix and further saute it.
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Add some water to balance the consistency of the mix.
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Transfer the mix in to a pressure cooker and cook it for a while.
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After that add garam masala and coriander leaves in the cooker.
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Prepare the tadka:

Take a heated pan and put ghee, add ginger and green chillies to it.
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Let it cook and then add the tadka to the pressure cooker.
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Let it boil for a while and serve hot with garnishing of coriander leaves.
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Recipe Notes

You can also add a bit of curd in the recipe if you wish to. It will enhance the taste.

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