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%Dhaba style chicken curry recipe debjanir rannaghar

Dhaba Style Chicken Curry


Dhaba Style Chicken Curry is an easy-to-make Indian Chicken Curry and a roadside favorite. It takes hardly 30 minutes to cook this delicacy.


Units Scale
  • 1 kg Chicken (curry cut)
  • 3 Onion
  • 2 Tomato
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 bunch Coriander Leaves

To Marinate:

  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tbsp. Ginger Paste
  • 1 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • Cumin Powder: 1 Tsp.
  • 1 Tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Oil


  • 1 Dry Red Chilli
  • 3 Bay Leaf
  • 2" Cinnamon Stick
  • 6 Green Cardamom

Spices  and Other

  • 5 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 Tsp. Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tsp. Ginger Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp.Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Garam Masala Powder
  • 1.5 Tbsp. Kasuri Methi
  • Salt to taste


Here's how you cook Dhaba style Chicken Curry

  1. Wash and pat dry chicken pieces.
  2. Now roughly chop Onions.
  3. Make a paste of the Tomatoes.
  4. Cut Green Chillies into small Pieces.
  5. Roughly chop coriander leaves.
  6. Marinate Chicken at least for 15 minutes.
  7. Marinate chicken with 1 Tbsp. Ginger Paste, 1 Tbsp. Garlic Paste, 1 Tsp. Red Chili Powder, 1/2 Tsp.
  8. Turmeric Powder, 1 Tsp. each of Cumin powder and Coriander Powder, 1 Tsp. Salt and also 2 Tbsp. Oil.
  9. Heat 5 Tbsp. Oil in a deep bottom pan.
  10. Heat the oil.
  11. Temper the oil with Bay leaf, Dry Red Chilli, Cinnamon Stick, and also Green Cardamom.
    Cook for a minute.
  12. Add chopped onion and cook till the onion turns brown in color.
  13. Now add Ginger and Garlic Paste and cook for another minute.
  14. Add Tomato paste and cook till oil floats on the top.
  15. Now add Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Red Chilli Powder, and also a little salt and cook for 5 minutes.
  16. Add little water in between while cooking.
  17. Now add 1 Tbsp. Kasuri methi and cook for a while.
  18. Now add marinated chicken and mix well.
  19. At this point add chopped green chilies and half of the chopped coriander leaves.
    Mix again.
  20. Now add 2 cups of water and mix.
  21. Lower the flame and cook for 20 minutes without covering the pan with a lid.
  22. Once the chicken is properly cooked and the gravy is rich, add the remaining Kasuri methi and chopped coriander and mix again.
  23. Switch the flame off and wait for 10 minutes before serving Dhaba style chicken curry.
  24. Serve Dhaba Chicken Curry hot with your choice of Roti, Paratha, nan, rice, or Pulao.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: North Indian


  • Serving Size: 225g
  • Calories: 419
  • Sugar: 3.9g
  • Sodium: 586mg
  • Fat: 19.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.2g
  • Fiber: 4.6g
  • Protein: 45.2g
  • Cholesterol: 128mg

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