How to make Dhurandari Chicken - A mild chicken preparation in cashewnut gravy

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Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Chicken

Dhurandari Chicken

Hindi: murgh
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Dhurandari Chicken Recipe Card

Dhurandari Chicken

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dhurandari Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken 800 grams

  • Cashewnuts 2 tablespoons

  • Pineapple juice 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli,chopped 3

  • Cinnamon powder 1/4

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Deskin the chicken and cut into small pieces. Boil the cashewnuts in half a cup of water and make a paste using the pineapple juice.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a pan. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, pepper powder, green chillies and chicken. Sauté for two minutes and add half a cup of water. Stir well and continue cooking. When the chicken is almost done, add cashewnut paste, cinnamon powder, salt and mix well.

Step 3

When chicken is done, serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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