Food BUZZ: Handi Chicken


  1. ½ Kg boneless chicken

  2. Finely chopped onions

  3. 200 grams of hung card.

  4. 3 Table spoons Mustard oil ( for marination)

  5. Red chili powder (according to taste)

  6. Ginger paste ( 1 table spoon)

  7. Garlic paste (2 table spoons)

  8. Lemon juice

  9. 1 large and 1 medium tomatoes blanched and pureed

  10. Whole Garam Masala ( Cloves, Cinnamons, Green Cardamoms, Peppercorns)

  11. A cup of milk

  12. Salt

  13. Green chili paste

  14. ShahiGaram Masala Powder

  15. KesariMethi

The shortest way to heaven, or how to make this delicious chicken preparation:

  • Pierce the chicken pieces with a fork and make way for the spices.
  • Prepare a marinade of ginger paste, garlic paste, hung card, mustard oil, ShahiGaram Masala, Red Chili Powder, blanched and pureed tomatoes.
  • Douse the chicken pieces in the marinade evenly and make sure all pieces are well coated.
  • Let the chicken soak in the flavors for some time. Leave aside the mixture for an hour and a half or so.
  • Heat ghee in a frying pan and sauté the onions till they turn golden brown.
  • Pour in the marinated chicken.
  • Fry until the oil separates from the masala.
  • Sprinkle some water.
  • Add milk, water, and salt and chili paste.
  • Stir well, cover the meat and cook it on low flame till it is tender and the gravy has a smooth, creamy texture.
  • Drizzle a bit of ghee and kesarimethi and serve hot with chapatti or rice.

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