Dahi Chicken

Dahi chicken / Curd chicken is a delicacy of non veg in which ,it us very obvious as it’s name main ingredient is curd & of course chicken. This is my husband’ s recipe. Onions are not used in this recipe ,yet the flavours of other spices come out very well,which gives a very different aroma to the chicken.


Let us start
Preparation time – 1 hour | Serves – 3

  • 750 gms chicken
  • 1 cup whisked curd
  • 1.5 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 5 fresh tomato paste
  • 1/2  tsp turmeric powder
  • 1  tsp red chilli powder
  • 1.5 tsp dhania powder
  • 1 tsp cummin seeds
  • A pinch of powdered garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying chicken
  • 2tbsp oil


  1. Fry the chicken to light golden brown.
  2. Take 2 tbsp oil from this oil only in a handi, now add ginger garlic paste & fry it golden brown.
  3. Add all the spices ,fry a little, put the fresh tomato puree, cook well.
  4. Add chicken to it after 5 minutes add the whisked curd. Cook till chicken is tender , adjust the gravy accordingly.Sprinkle a pinch of powdered garam masala. Serve hot with lachcha paratha & enjoy the lovely flavours of the chicken as I did.




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