How to make Chicken with Apricot -

Chicken cooked with dried apricots and masalas, served garnished with potato salli.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Dried Apricots (सूखी खुबानी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken with Apricot

Chicken with Apricot 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 : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chicken with Apricot Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken curry cut pieces 600 grams

  • Dried Apricots 15-16

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 3

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Black cardamoms 4

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Bhuna masala 130 grams

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Potato salli for garnish

  • Fresh mint (pudina) For garnis a few sprigs


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add bay leaves, cinnamon, black peppercorns, black cardamoms, green cardamoms, cloves and cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add chicken pieces, mix well and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add dried apricots, bhuna masala, vinegar and mix well. Add 3 cups water and mix well. Cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or till the chicken and apricots are cooked.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl. Garnish with potato salli and a mint sprig and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.