Dahi Chicken - Yogurt Chicken

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This is a Punjabi dish and the name of the recipe translates to dahi/yoghurt chicken. This is usually served as a main course.
This is a spicy chicken dish, unlike the usual Indian curry, which uses yoghurt as the main marination.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Calories 334 kcal
Servings 4


  • 500 gm chicken cut into pieces
  • 1 cup yoghurt
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 green chilli peppers diced
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chili powder
  • 3 cardamom large, crushed
  • 2 tsp cumin seed
  • 2 inches cinnamon stick
  • 1 onion large, diced
  • 1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves kasuri methi
  • 2 tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 bunch Coriander to garnish
  • 3 tablespoon Oil


  • In a large bowl, coat the chicken with yoghurt and leave it in the fridge for one hour to tenderise.
  • Add the ginger, garlic, green chillies, coriander, cumin powder, chilli powder, cardamom pods, cumin seeds and cinnamon to the chicken and yoghurt mix it well.
  • Place in the fridge to marinate overnight or refrigerate only for an hour.
  • Heat oil in a large pan, add onions and cook until brown. Add dried fenugreek leaves, and then add marinated chicken. Cook uncovered for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till it get soft. Add the chicken stock, cover and cook over very low heat for 15minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves to serve. Serve this hot with chapati, roti, Naan or rice.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 249mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 902IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 3mg

Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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