Friday, February 10, 2012

Dahi Chicken / Spicy Yoghurt Chicken




Dahi Chicken:

Yoghurt  Chicken  is a classic Indian curry dish and is hot & spicy. It is very simple to make this recipe that has wonderful combination of aromatic flavors.  In this recipe, chicken is marinated with yoghurd and cooked on low heat with Indian spices. 
This is an easy recipe to make especially on Sunday menus. It pairs up excellent with roti, chapathi, naan or white rice.
Try out this delicious Indian chicken curry recipe..:)

Ingredients:


  • Chicken                       - ½ kg
  • Yoghurd / dahi              - ¾ cup
  • Red chilly pwd              - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd                - ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala pwd        - ½ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves                   - handful
  • Onion chopped             - 1 cup
  • Cumin pwd                    - ½ tsp
  • Coriander pwd               - 1 tsp
  • Chicken masala pwd      - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves

Method:


  1. Clean chicken pieces and chop them to bite sized pieces.
  2. Prepare marinade with curd, 1 tsp red chilly pwd, turmeric pwd and garam masala pwd.
  3. Marinate the chicken pieces and keep aside in fridge for half an hour.

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  2. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  3. Add chopped onion pieces and fry till light brown.
  4. Add the marinated chicken, mint leaves and mix well.
  5. Add cumin pwd, coriander pwd, red chilly pwd and chicken masala pwd.
  6. Taste and adjust salt.
  7. Mix well all the ingredients.
  8. Cover and cook on low heat, for about 30 minutes or till the chicken is tenderized.
  1. Garnish with finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.

  1. Serve hot with chapatti, roti or naan.



Tips:

The gravy can be thickened by adding a tbsp of cornflour dissolved in some yoghurd before the chicken is fully cooked.

Similar Recipes


·       Punjabi Fried Chicken
·       Chilly Chicken
·       Walnut / Akhrot Chicken
·       Butter Chicken
·       Chicken Manchurian

68 comments:

  1. slurrp....what a tempting chicken!!

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  2. thanks for your super quick feedback menaga..;)

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  3. Will bookmark ... since I am vegetarian.. but my kids will love it.

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  4. Looks delicious dear....very tempting!

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  5. Congratulations Jay for this tasty recipe! Today or tomorrow I´ll post the bread I made with the remaining batter, I need more practice with dosas :)

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  6. Looks awesome dear and picr r very very tempting

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  7. Tempting spicy chicken recipe..

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  8. wow...yummy chicken....lovely dear

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  9. I love just any gravy with yogurt and being a vegetarian, can't think of chicken, though would surely replicate ur recipe with something veg....ultimate one!!

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  10. Jay you are one super chef to show us how to cook these lovely foods.

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  11. This looks and sounds divine!

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  12. I like very much the chicken and this recipe looks delicius.
    Good day

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  13. simply superb chicken, looks tempting dear :)

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  14. Looks really delicious! We love yoghurt chicken, will have to try your version! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. Un plato rico y muy bien condimentado, me encanta, besos

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  16. That looks really good. Just wondering about the chicken masala powder. What is it..........one of the packaged chicken curry masalas ?

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  17. Tempting chicken,will have to try this..tempting

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  18. Un plato de pollo bien rico... que bueno.

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  19. chicken looks wonderful lovely presentation

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  20. Mouthwatering Chicken !! Looks very yummy !!

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  21. thank you so much for your visit to my blog & your kind words, I really appreciate it..
    have a lovely weekend..:)
    happy cooking..

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  22. oo this looks so good! i love yogurt sauces, and with the spices? mmmmm!

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  23. yes Sadaf, you can get chicked curry masala packets in all Indian stores near by..
    giv a try.;)

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  24. Looks very delicious ! Another one of my must try dish ;D Love the gorgeous color of the dish !

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  25. I don't eat meat but I'm not gonna lie, it looks delicious! I'll keep it in mind to make with poatoes or tofu :-D

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  26. Yoghurt is a great ingredient and that brought out a lovely outcome to your chicken curry, looks so yummy.

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  27. wah can eat with capati ..next time i do

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  28. I've not heard of yoghurt chicken before but it sounds lovely. A bit of spicy food would be perfect in the cold weather at the moment!

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  29. i was indeed looking for something different .. this is a nice idea

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  30. yummy and creamy chicken

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  31. Hello Jay, I am new to your space. The dahi chicken looks yummy...yogurt lends such a creamy texture to the chicken...
    Have a lovely weekend :-)

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  32. welcome Suchi..:)
    have a nice time..

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  33. Olá Jay,

    Adorei a sugestão, deve ficar saboroso...

    Feliz Sábado!!!
    1000 Beijokinhas

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  34. Great Recipe....

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    Valentine Week

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  35. Just mouth-watering...looks appetizing and delicious!

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  36. Yum! I love curries and this one looks particularly tasty

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  37. Yummy chicken..loved the awesome flavours..:)
    Reva

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  38. awesome!..and absolutely looooooove the way you've presented it!

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  39. It looks delicious and I like how you served it!

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  40. hi jay, how nice, i finally got to comment, failed a few times earlier.

    this recipe is of course different from mine.. anxious to try out your delicious recipe on chicken have a nice day

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  41. Looks colorful
    nice pics

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  42. As usual another rocking recipe!

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  43. Hi Jay, thanks for the visit and for following the Wednesday baker.blogspot.com big difference from my high fat blog to yours. Mine is full of cookies and you have one post! LOL I am quilty love my sugar. Your pictures are nice, and will come back I would love to find a recipe for fried rice. Some of your ingredients are not familuar to me. But I will look around thanks happy cooking andi

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  44. Oh wow that looks so good and flavorful. Thanks for following Bacon Time, I am following you with GFC. Please join us at Bacon Time each week for our Anything Goes linky every Fri-Monday. On Thursdays I do a nice featuer post too from the previous linky.

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  45. thank you so much for your wishes & wonderful comments..:)
    have a fantastic sunday with your family..!~

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  46. loving the combination of it all

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  47. Jay, this looks fantastic!! What a delicious, mouthwatering recipe! Bookmarked :)

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  48. yumm... the food looks super delicious, will definitely give this one a go!! xoxo

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  49. mhhh it looks so tasty and delicious, You're making my mouth watering :-)

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  50. Great recipe,thanks for stopping by my blog,would love you to link this up to my Creative Monday hop which opens tonight :)

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  51. Another tasteful recipe!Many kisses,dear!

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  52. Thank you so much for your lovely message. What a nice blog you have. Now I am following you.
    Take care...
    Ayse

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  53. perfect combo with rotis. delicious

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  54. Jay,
    This looks so delicious..hugs and smiles

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  55. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment Jay. You now have a devoted follower too. Love your blog!

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  56. I like the way you presented dahi chicken.

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  57. jay.........visit my space and take ur award dera...plzzzzz

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  58. this looks lovely, your blog is such a great place for indian recipe inspirations. thanks so much i'll be coming back :)

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  59. Very delicious chicken,yummy gravy!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  60. looks super yummy & inviting..;)

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  61. Beautiful dish with wonderful and tempting flavors!

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  62. Absolutely delicious! I just love this recipe, must make it! www.LinsFood.com

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