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Chicken Handi Recipe

Chicken Handi ingredients

  • Chicken Handi 1 kg Boneless Chicken
  • 2 tsp Garlic (crushed)
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 medium Onions (sliced)
  • 3 medium boiled and blended Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup whipped Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masla Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (roasted and ground)
  • 6-8 Almonds
  • 2 tbsp Coconut
  • 2 tbsp Margine or butter
  • 2 cups Stock
  • 3/4 cup Cooking Oil

For Garnishing

  • 1 cup Fresh Cream
  • 1 tsp Dry Fenugreek
  • Almonds a few

How to make Chicken Handi

  • To make the stock, boil 1/2 kg chicken bones in pot with 6-8 cups of water until only two cups of stoke remain.
  • To avoid heek,add one small whole peeled onion and 2-4 black pepper corns when it comes to a boil.
  • In a earthenware pot,boil one onion and 1 teaspoon of garlic in the stock.
  • When tender remove from the heat and add 1/4 cup Cooking Oil.
  • Grind in a food processor and keep aside.
  • In the same pot, heat the remaining Cooking Oil on medium heat for 3-5 minutes.
  • Blend Yogurt with almonds and coconut to make a smooth paste and add it to the pot with 1 teaspoons of garlic.
  • Stir well for 3-4 minutes.Add tomatoes, salt, red chillies,turmeric cumin and garam masala and stir well until oil separates.
  • Add chicken and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes.
  • In a frying pan,melt butter or margarine and add the ground onion mixture.
  • Stir well until the mixture dries completely and add to the chicken pot.
  • Mix well and cook the chicken for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Garnish and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Chicken Handi is ready to serve hot in handi with paratha or naan.

Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 40-50 Mins
Yield: 6-8 servings

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