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How To Make Hariyali Chicken Curry Recipe

Jun 28, 2018







Can’t hold back your cravings for yummy Hariyali Chicken Curry? Learn how to make it at home with some spicy green herbs which would be bound to leave you licking your fingers!


    For the marinade
    Chicken cleaned 1kg
    Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
    Red chili powder 1 teaspoon
    Salt to taste
    For the curry
    Green cardamom 2-3
    Black peppercorns 6-7
    Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
    Garlic cloves 5-6
    Ginger 1 inch piece
    Green chilies 5-6
    Medium sized onion 4
    Fresh coriander, a hand full, only leaves
    Fresh mint, a hand full, only leaves
    Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon
    Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
    Red chili powder 1 teaspoon
    Salt to taste
    Oil 3-4 tablespoons


Peel the onions, and slice them
Heat oil in a wok or in a deep thick bottomed pan, add the cumin seeds, let them crackle.
Now add the sliced onion, sauté in low flame till golden brown.
Now in a small grinder add cardamom, black peppercorns, garlic cloves, ginger, green chilies, fresh coriander, mint and grind till a smooth paste. Your fresh Madhubani masala paste is ready.
Add this masala paste to the wok. Sauté at low flame for 3-4 minutes.
Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder to the wok, add 2 tbsp. of water also, sauté for 3-4 minutes.
Now add chicken to the wok, season, mix everything together and sauté till chicken starts to get a little bit brown.
Now add around the ½ cup of water and simmer till chicken is cooked. Stir in between.

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Chef Pallavi Niham Sahay is the author of the recently released cookbook 'The Bhojpuri Kitchen'. She has a culinary diploma from ICIF (Italy) and has worked with Grand Hyatt Mumbai. She is very passionate about popularising the cuisines of Madhya Pradesh (her hometown) and Bihar (her husband's hometown).

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