Chicken Curry with Yogurt (Dahi Chicken)

 Making curry could not be easier than this!

This simple recipe uses yogurt which really gives the gravy body and flavor.


Chicken Curry with Yogurt (Dahi Chicken)

Serves 6Print This Recipe


1 kg chicken, cut into small pieces

4 onions

3 plum tomatoes, chopped

2 cups yogurt

4 tbsp. garlic and ginger

3” cinnamon stick (dalchini)

4 black cardamoms (moti eliachi)

3 green cardamoms (small elaichi)

4 cloves (laung)

2 tsp. coriander powder (dhaniya)

1 tsp. turmeric (haldi)

½ tsp. red chili powder

Pinch of hing (asafetida)



• Marinate the chicken with the yogurt, garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, coriander powder, turmeric, chili powder, asafetida and set aside.

• Heat 2 tsp. oil.

• Add the cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon sticks.

• Stir for a minute and then add the marinated chicken mixture.

• Cover and cook on a low flame for ½ hour.

• Cook until the chicken is tender and the gravy is well combined and thickened.

• Serve hot with basmati rice.


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