How to make Chicken Dhaniya Kurma -

Chicken cooked in spicy yogurt gravy with a predominant flavour of fresh coriander leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken Breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Fresh Coriander Leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Dhaniya Kurma

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Dhaniya Kurma Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts cut into 1½ inch cubes 600 grams

  • Fresh Coriander Leaves finely chopped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 4

  • Bay leaves 30-35

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Green cardamoms 6-8

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon


Step 1

In a bowl, mix together yogurt, green chilli paste, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and refined flour.

Step 2

Add 1½ cups water and mix well.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non stick handi, add bay leaves, black peppercorns, cloves, green cardamoms and onions and sauté.

Step 4

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté. Add chicken and sauté lightly.

Step 5

Add yogurt mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Add coriander leaves, cover and cook, stirring frequently, for 5-6 minutes, till chicken is done. 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.