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Chicken Handi

Chicken Handi

Brief Description

Handia simply resembles a pot. Chicken handi is a unique chicken recipe which is cooked in a handi. Handi in itself has a unique flavor. It is very tasty dish. You must try it for atleast once.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 25 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients for Chicken Handi

  • Chicken- 300 gm
  • Onions- 2 medium
  • Oil - 150 gm
  • Salt acc to taste
  • Butter- 250 gm
  • Finely chopped tomato -1
  • Thin sliced green chili - 3
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Red chili powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander leaves (fresh)
  • Paste of Cashew nuts 100 gm
  • Garlic- Ginger paste - 150 gm

Chicken Handi

How to make Chicken Handi

  • First heat oil in handi (pot).
  • Add onions to it and fry until light golden brown.
  • Add pieces of chicken to it and let it soak for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add chopped tomato, sliced green chilies, ginger-garlic paste, and cashew nuts paste in handi. Let it stir for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add all the remaining ingredients like turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, butter, coriander leaves, water as per requirement and salt acc to taste.
  • Cover the handi and cook on medium flame until the chicken becomes tender.
  • Garnish the cooked chicken coriander leaves.

Chicken Handi



Some Useful Tips

  • If you would like to reduce the fat about 10 gms per plate, then remove the skin of the chicken before you marinate it.
  • You can freeze the chicken bones so that you can use it in stocks or soups.

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