Chicken Tarkari

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Nepali Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 4 - Chicken breasts, cubed
  • 3 cups - onion, chopped
  • 2 cups - yogurt
  • 2 cups - Chicken stock
  • 5 -cloves
  • 5 - cardamoms, bruised
  • 1 inch - Cinnamon stick
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 1 tbsp - garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp - ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp - nutmeg, grated
  • 4 tbsp - Mustard oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - chopped Cilantro for garnishing

How to Make Chicken Tarkari

  • Combine chicken pieces, pepper, turmeric and salt and toss well.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • When heated, add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and bay leaves. Heat for about half a minute.
  • Add chopped onions and fry until brown. Put garlic and ginger into the onion mixture and fry for half a minute.
  • To this mixture, add cumin, coriander, chilli powder and grated nutmeg.
  • Mix them well for a minute or so on low heat.
  • Increase the heat to medium and transfer chicken pieces into the spice mixture. Stir well to brown.
  • Add yogurt and chicken stock to the chicken.
  • Lower the heat and let it simmer for about half an hour until chicken pieces are tender and the sauce has thickened up to a desired consistency.
  • When cooked, turn off the heat and add chopped cilantro to garnish.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.