Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken

Whenever you are short of time, cook this chicken curry – it gets ready in a jiffy. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken

Main Ingredients Chicken on the bone, Onions
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken

  • 750 grams Chicken on the bone cut into pieces
  • 2 medium Onions grated
  • 1/4 cup Tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Pure ghee
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon chopped +
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon Ginger paste
  • ½ tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • for cooking Oil


  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon and sauté. You can add oil if required.
  2. Squeeze water from grated onion and add. Mix and sauté till onions are well browned.
  3. Add garlic paste, ginger paste. Mix and sauté well.
  4. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder. Mix well and sauté well.
  5. Add tomato puree and salt. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add chicken and mix well. Cook for about 3-4 minutes, mixing at intervals.
  7. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Add 1½ cups water and stir to mix. Cover and pressure cook till 3 whistles.
  8. Switch off heat and let the pressure reduce completely. Remove lid and add garam masala powder. Mix well.
  9. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.