Sunday, March 20, 2016

DAHI CHICKEN / YOGURT CHICKEN / DAHI MURGH

CURD CHICKEN/YOGHURT CHICKEN

Yogurt chicken / Dahi Murgh / Curd chicken gravy is an Authentic North Indian style chicken gravy which is very simple yet delicious dish. Chicken cooked in yogurt imparts a special taste to the curry. In this recipe no marination is needed. Moreover no onion no tomato no red chili powder. Awww...even i thought, why we are simply using those stuffs as this tastes better. If you want to enjoy the real flavor of Dahi Murgh or yogurt chicken, i recommend not to add chili powder even if u add pepper powder instead. This recipe will definitely makes your meal special and mouth watering. So lets see how to make this Punjabi dish Dahi chicken / Dahi murgh / Yogurt chicken. A must try recipe..


Curd chicken yoghurt chicken kerala roast indian chicken gravy


Curd chicken yoghurt chicken kerala roast indian chicken gravy


INGREDIENTS

Chicken                        - 500 g, cut into small pieces
Coriander powder        - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder          - 1 tsp
Pepper powder             - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste      - 1 tbsp
Fennel seed                  - 1 tbsp
Yogurt / curd                 - half a cup
Butter                            - 2 tbsp, melted
Salt                                - as required
Small onion / shallots   - 3 nos, chopped, for seasoning
Coriander leaves          -  chopped, few


PREPARATION


  • Grind together coriander powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, fennel seed with some water to a fine thick paste. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of butter in a wok. When hot, add the ginger garlic paste and toss in a medium flame until the raw smell disappears . Then add the chicken pieces and toss it well for 1 minute.
  • Now add the thick spice paste  along with some salt and mix well.  Do not add water as the chicken itself will release water. Let it cook until 80% cooked in a medium flame. Stir occasionally. Close the lid of the wok.
  • When done, add the yogurt along with some chopped coriander and mix well.
  • Cook until chicken becomes tender. This is a less gravy chicken dish. If you need more gravy, u can grind one onion along with the spice powders and add as above said.
  • Finally heat 1 tbsp of butter in another pan and fry small onion chopped until golden and pour it over the prepared gravy.
  • Enjoy with Pulao, fried rice, chappathi, Dosa, Poori..


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