How to make Chicken Pasanda -

Boneless chicken dish bursting with flavour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Pasanda

Chicken Pasanda Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Pasanda Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into thick strips 4

  • Coriander seeds roasted 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 2-3

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Butter 1/4 cup

  • Cream 1/8 cup

  • Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Combine yogurt, browned onions, red chilli powder, poppy seeds, cloves, cardamoms, ginger-garlic paste, cumin seeds, salt and ½ cup ghee in a bowl and mix well. Add milk and mix well.

Step 2

Add chicken and mix well. Refrigerate overnight or for 2-3 hours to marinate.

Step 3

Heat remaining ghee in a non-stick pan. Add chicken along with the marinade and stir well. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Drizzle cream on top and serve hot.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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