Indian Dhaniya Chicken

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 pound chicken (boneless cut into 1'' cubes)
  • 6-7 pods garlic
  • 2 bunches cilantro(coriander leaves)
  • 6-7 green chillies
  • 2 tbsp thick curd
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 2 cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 small cinnamon piece
  • 8-10 cashew pieces
  • salt
  • egg

How to Make Indian Dhaniya Chicken

  • Clean the chicken pieces, wash thoroughly and drain the water.
  • Grind garlic pods, coriander leaves and green chillies to a fine paste.
  • To the ground paste add curd and mix well, to make a thick marinade.
  • Marinate the chicken pieces in the marinade for 30-45 minutes.
  • In a pan add butter, when butter is hot add jeera, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and the cashew pieces and fry well.
  • Add the marinated chicken and fry for some time.
  • Add 1/4th cup of water and salt to taste. Cover pan with lid.
  • Cook on slow-medium fire till chicken is well done and the gravy becomes thick.
  • Remove the pan from flame and garnish with boiled egg cut length-wise.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.