Craving for a spicy and delicious chicken curry? Of course, yes! Can anyone keep calm on a weekend? Especially the chicken lovers... No, right?
Well! Here we have doled out the yummy chicken recipe i.e., 'Chicken Handi' - a special recipe which is actually prepared in a pot. Worry not! If pot is not available, you can also prepare it in any other dish. So without any delay, let's jump into the recipe...
Ingredients To Marinate Chicken
Chicken - 300 gm
Curd - 1 cup
Juice of a lemon
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1½ tbsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 2-3 tsp
Whole spices (bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom)
Chopped onion - 1 large
Tomato puree - 1 cup
Green chillies - 2-3 slitted
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Cashew paste - ½ cup
Handful of chopped coriander leaves
Water as required
Preparation Of Chicken Handi...
Take the chicken into a bowl and add all the marination ingredients - curd, lemon juice, turmeric powder, pepper, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Mix them well and let it sit for about 30-60 minutes.
Now heat the oil and ghee in a pan and add the whole spices, then goes the onions. Saute the onions and green chillies until golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and give a nice stir.
Then add the chopped coriander leaves, tomato puree and mix them well and cook for few minutes.
Now goes the marinated chicken. Mix it well and add a glass of water and some salt. Stir it well and close the lid.
Let it cook for 20-30 minutes until the chicken becomes tender. Then add the cashew paste and stir it well. Cook for another few minutes and take it off the flame.
The mouth-watering 'Chicken Handi' is ready to serve now. Enjoy it with roti or naan or hot steamed rice.
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