Chicken Handi

 Chicken handi is the traditional way of slow cooking chicken in an earthern pot. It gives a nice aromatic curry with finger licking taste.

  1. Chicken- 1/2 kg
  2. Oil-2 tbsp
  3. Onion sliced-2 nos
  4. Ginger garlic paste-1  1/2 tbsp
  5. Tomato sliced-2 nos
  6. Green chilly slit-3 nos
  7. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  8. Red chilly powder- 1tsp
  9. Coriander powder-1 tbsp
  10. Cumin powder- 1/4 tsp
  11. Garam masala powder-1 tsp
  12. Salt-to taste
  13. Coriander leaves- few
  14. Thick coconut milk- 1/2 cup
  15. Fresh cream-3 tbsp
  • Heat oil in a handi (earthern pot), add the sliced onions and saute until nice golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • Add chicken pieces in to it and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, green chilly and saute a  while.
  • Add all the powders one by one, mixing well in each addition.
  • Add water just to cover the chicken.
  • Cover the lid tightly and slow cooks until the chicken pieces get nicely cooked (almost 25 minutes depends on the chicken).
  • When it almost gets cooked add the thick coconut milk and fresh cream; cooks for another 5 minutes.
  • Stir and switch off the flame by mixing with coriander leaves.
  • Garnish on op with a swirl of thick coconut milk and serve!!
Chicken Handi Chicken Handi Reviewed by fejnaem on 21:09 Rating: 5

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