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Punjabi Chicken Curry

Punjabi Chicken Curry

Punjabi chicken curry is a spicy dish made using chicken. Everyone loves chicken dishes. By just having a view of the dish one would surely want it to taste. The use of fresh spices and chicken gives it a natural taste and is also free from any type of artificial flavor or food colouring as used in restaurants.


Punjabi chicken curry tastes spicy and finger licking tasty. Spices like cardamoms, cinnamon, peppercorns, ginger garlic paste etc help to provide the dish with strong spicy flavour and aroma.

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Punjabi chicken curry is a tasty and very much famous dish of India originating from Punjab. Chicken curry is a common delicacy of India. Due to its mouth-watering flavor, it is loved by everyone. Anyone who loves spicy food and chicken would surely love this dish.


The speciality of punjabi chicken curry is its strong spices combined with soft juicy chicken. This dish can be prepared and served at any house party, functions etc. It’s very easy to make at home.

If the given steps are properly followed then you can easily cook this dish at your home. It is less time consuming plus all its ingredients are easily available in your nearby shops. So are up with a new chicken recipe named punjabi chicken curry easy to make at your home.

Time taken to make Punjabi Chicken Curry

To make punjabi chicken curry it took 25 minutes to cook and 15 minutes to prepare all the ingredients

Number of Servings for Punjabi Chicken Curry

If you follow the given procedure, this would be enough for 4 members.

Punjabi Chicken Curry
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Punjabi Chicken Curry

Punjabi chicken curry has a unique blend of various spices with juicy chicken. It is very spicy and mouthwatering dish loved by everyone.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 11 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 750 Grams Chicken
  • 3 Tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 3-4 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 3-4 Black Peppercorns
  • 3 Onions
  • 2 Tablespoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tablespoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • Salt To taste
  • 1 Cup Yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Fresh Coriander Leaves

How to Make

  1. First, take a non-stick pan and heat some ghee and oil in it. When the oil has heated up add cardamoms, cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, peppercorns and onions and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.
  2. When your onions are properly fried add the ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and again sauté for two minutes so that ingredients are properly mixed.
  3. Then, add the tomatoes and salt in the mixture and sauté for another three to four minutes.
  4. When all your ingredients are properly mixed add the chicken pieces and sauté on high heat for five minutes till they turn light brown. Then add yogurt and sauté for five more minutes till the dish is almost dry.
  5. After this, add around two cups of water and mix everything well and wait for it to boil. When it comes at boiling point, cover and cook till the chicken is almost soft and done.
  6. Then sprinkle garam masala powder on it and mix well. Cook the dish for another two to three minutes.
  7. Your punjabi chicken curry is ready. Take it out in a bowl and garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves on the top and serve hot.

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