Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

The name of this dish translates to CHICKEN IN YOGURT. This is a classic Indian dish and is gorgeous. Prepare the chicken the day before cooking it. Cooking time is only 30 mins.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken joints into two.
  2. In blender process the yogurt, garlic, ginger, red chillies, turmeric, and ground coriander, till smooth.
  3. In a large bowl put the chicken and cover with the spice mix, stir well and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Transfer the chicken and its marinade to a pot, cover with a lid and cook over medium heat till the chicken is tender. Remove from the heat.
  5. In a large frying pan heat the oil. fry the onions till brown. Add the chicken and fry for 4 mins stirring a few times.
  6. Add the green chillies, salt and garam masala, cook for 3 minutes Remove from the heat, stir in half of the coriander leaves.
  7. Serve with the remaining coriander leaves sprinkled on top.
Most Helpful

TRY THIS DISH- TRY THIS DISH! Brian H- you weren't kidding when you said this dish is gorgeous. Reminds me of my parents cooking- tasty, fragrant, comforting. What REALLY won me though is the complete ease of preparation. Marinade is so easy to prepare. I put this dish together SO quickly the following night for dinner, and I just was amazed at the simplicity. Serving this at a party would be a pleasure- seems like lots of work for quite the opposite! Very versatile- can use in wraps if you wish for an exotic lunch. I used breasts, because that's what was defrosted, but I will try this with every type of chicken. We'll eat this A LOT!!!! :)

MrsMM February 16, 2007

The recipe is just too good!!! I have tried this,& trust me,this is so easy to make & so tasty.. Thanks a lot for this awesome recipe.

Riya_kolkata December 30, 2010