Feb 25, 2011

Dahi Chicken (Yogurt Chicken)

Dahi Chicken is less spicy, less oily and has a very special tangy taste due to Yogurt. 


To Marinate:
2lb-chicken in small pieces
1-cup  plane yogurt
1-tbs ginger garlic paste
½-tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
For Gravy:
1-medium size chopped onion
1-tbs ginger garlic paste
½-tsp turmeric powder
2-tbs garam masala (curry powder)
1-tsp chilly powder (to taste)
3-whole red chilly
3-tbs oil
1-cup water
1-tbs coriander leaves (cilantro)


  • Mix all the ingredients for marination. Make sure that chicken is covered with this mixture. Let it set in the refrigerator  (you can keep it in refrigerator ranging from 1 hr to 12 hours).

  • Heat oil, put cardamons and whole red chilly to crackle.
  • Add onion, ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder, fry till very light brown.
  • Add marinated chicken and garam masala. Saute till oil seperate from chicken.
  • Add water and cook with close lid for 10-15 min.
  • Now dahi chicken is ready, garnish with coriander leaves.