Chicken and Dumplings Gravy

An appetising chicken leg cooked with dumplings made with refined flour and polenta. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken and Dumplings Gravy
Main Ingredients Chicken legs, Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken and Dumplings Gravy

  • 4 Chicken legs on bone
  • ¼ cup Refined flour (maida)
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 medium Onion diced
  • ¼ cup Carrots diced
  • ¼ cup Celery diced
  • ½ teaspoon Fresh thyme
  • 4 cups Chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons Apple cider
  • ¼ cup Fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh parsley chopped
  • Dumplings:
  • ¼ cup Refined flour (maida)
  • ¼ cup Polenta
  • ½ tablespoon Baking powder
  • ½ Salt
  • ½ cup Fresh cream


  1. Take chicken legs in a bowl. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix. Dredge both sides of the chicken pieces in flour.
  2. To make the dumplings, sieve together the flour, polenta, baking powder and salt in a bowl and mix. Add the cream, mix and knead into stiff dough. Divide the dough into small equal balls and set aside.
  3. Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add chicken and cook on medium heat till well browned. Transfer on a plate.
  4. Add onion, carrot and celery to the same pan, mix and cook for three to four minutes.
  5. Add thyme, chicken stock and apple cider and stir to mix.
  6. Add browned chicken and prepared dumplings, mix, cover and simmer for twenty to thirty minutes.
  7. Add cream, mix, cover and simmer for five minutes.
  8. Garnish with parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1231
Carbohydrates 88.7
Protein 74.4
Fat 64.2
Other Fiber Naicin- 2.6mg