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Chicken Dishes

The one meat that most non-vegetarian Indians will eat, chicken is also very versatile. From Jalfreizi to Do-piaza, find your recipes here.

Bombay Biryani
You will love this delicious rice and chicken dish! Try my Bombay Biryani recipe...

Bunt Kori - Mangalorean Bunt Chicken Curry
Simple and delicious Bunt Kori is one of my western Indian favorites. Learn how to cook it...

Kori Ghassi - Chicken Ghassi - Mangalorean Coconut Chicken Curry
A gorgeous and delicious coastal Indian curry, Kori Ghassi tastes great with freshly made rotis or Neer Dosa!

Parsi Chicken Farcha - Parsi Style Fried Chicken
An Indian version of American Southern Fried Chicken, Parsi Chicken Farcha makes for a delicious appetiser! Try it...

Murg Musallam - Mughlai Style Chicken in Spices
Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...

Shahi Murgh - Mild and Creamy Chicken Curry
This mild curry is surefire hit! While it's name sounds regal, it is so easy to make, you'll be laughing all the way to the dinner table!

Oven Cooked Chicken Pulao
Chicken Pulao is a delicious, one-pot dish! Perfect for when you want a wholesome, home-cooked meal that isn't complicated to cook!

Chicken Sukka - Chicken Sukha - Dry Chicken Curry
This dish from coastal, western India combines elements and ingredients of both the Malabari and Goan styles of cooking. Though it is a dry dish with very little gravy, Chicken Sukka tastes really nice with plain boiled rice! You can even serve it with hot Chapatis. Add a green salad and you'll have a well-rounded meal.

Murg Malai Kabab
This melt-in-your-mouth Kabab is so easy to make. Find our here...

Methi Murg - Methi Chicken - Chicken Curry with Fenugreek
Simple, yet delicious, Methi Murg is also easy to put together. Learn how to make it here...

Chicken Cutlets
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...

Coorgi Chicken Curry
This delicious curry is simple and wholesome and goes really well with plain boiled rice and a green salad.

Chicken Pulao
Make this delicious, easy Chicken Pulao with my recipe in no time....

Indo Chinese Szechuan Chicken
Indo Chinese or Chindian food is a product of the huge Chinese community that lives in India. The delicious flavors of their food have been taken and adapted to the Indian palate. This easy recipe uses previously prepared Indo Chinese Szechuan Sauce that can be made ahead and stored in your fridge for future use.

Chicken Dopiaza
The name Dopiaza literally means onions twice! This recipe calls for onions, to be used in large quantities and in two batches. It is really easy to cook but tastes like you spent hours, lovingly preparing it! What more can you ask for? Serve Chicken Dopiaza with hot Chapatis and a green salad.

Chicken with Black Lentils
At a loss for what to cook the other night, I conjured up this recipe! The result was my husband and kids were full of praise! The bonus? It was super easy to cook.

Stuffed Roast Chicken Indian Style
This dish combines a western concept with Indian ingredients. The result is, as my four-year-old son says, "Yummy in your tummy!" Enjoy!

Kati Kabab Roll - Spicy Chicken Rolls
This delicious dish is easily put together and really tasty. It originated in Kolkatta/ Calcutta and is often called the Calcutta Kati Roll. Juicy morsels of spicy chicken are wrapped in Paratha that has been coated with egg!

Liver Pepper Fry
This delicious dish is Anglo-Indian in origin and was one of our family favorites when I was growing up. I love eating it with Masala Daal and plain rice. Enjoy!

Chicken Karahi - Karahi Murg - Murg Karahi - Stir Fried Chicken
This was the result of an experiment I carried out in my kitchen the other day! It was really tasty! Serve Chicken Karahi with hot Chapatis or Parathas and a green salad.

Chatpata Chicken - Hot and Sour Chicken
Serve this zingy dish with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread). For a great light lunch option, put 3 tbsps of Chatpata Chicken on a Chapati, add lettuce and make into a roll!

Maharashtrian Chicken Curry
I recently ate this curry for the first time and loved it! It is made with the trademark coconut milk used in lots of Maharashtrian cooking. Serve it with rice and a green salad or a simple vegetarian side dish.

Most Popular Chicken Dishes
Due to religious reasons, a lot of people in India do not eat beef. For the very same reason, a lot do not eat pork. This makes chicken a very popular meat indeed. Some of India's most popular foods are chicken based. Here are some of them...

Chicken Cafreal
This is the equivalent of Portuguese-style grilled chicken and the sauce it is marinated in tastes a lot like the famous Portuguese Peri-peri sauce. Serve Chicken Cafreal hot with a fresh green salad.

Adraki Murg
Serve this seriously tasty dish with hot Chapatis or Parathas and a green salad.

Chicken Tikka
The word Tikka means bits, piecces or chunks. Chicken Tikka is an easy-to-cook dish in which chicken chunks are marinated in special spices and then grilled on skewers.

Chicken Tikka Masala
The word Tikka means pieces, chunks or bits. Chicken Tikka Masala is a delicious dish in which pre-marinated pieces of chicken are grilled and then added to a thick creamy gravy. The result is a lovely smokey flavor. Serve Chicken Tikka Masala with hot Naans (leavened Tandoor-baked flatbread).

Tandoori Chicken
Almost everybody has heard of this iconic dish and there are very few who like Indian food and have not yet tried Tandoori Chicken. Learn how to make it with my easy recipe...

Chicken Dhansak
This delicious and popular Parsi dish can be made with chicken or lamb. You can even omit the meat altogether and go vegetarian. Dhansak is traditionally served with Brown Rice and Kachumbar salad.

Chicken Saagwala
This dish combines chicken with spinach and the end result is a tasty, nutritious and healthy dish. Team it with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).

Reshmi Kabab
This delicious kabab gets its name from the juicy, succulence of the meat used to make it. The meat gets this way thanks to the marinade in which it is soaked. Serve it with Mint-Coriander Chutney, thinly sliced onions and hot Naans (tandoor-baked Indian flatbread).

Chicken Curry
This most basic of chicken recipes is also one of the tastiest! Serve Chicken Curry with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or plain boiled rice.

Chicken Jalfreizi
This tangy, tomato-based North-Indian dish goes well with Jeera Rice (cumin rice) or Peas Puloa. You can also serve it with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). Add a leafy green salad as a side dish.

Burmese Khow Suey - Indian Style
Burmese Khow Suey - Indian Style. Originally Burmese as its name suggests, this dish came to Eastern India with the many Indians who fled Burma during World War II. It is a delicious concoction of noodles, spicy chicken cooked in coconut milk and numerous toppings. The final touch is a squeeze of lemon which adds the signature tanginess. Burmese...

Mughlai Chicken
This is a dish for special occasions - not for any other reason except that it is rich! Its mild, thick, creamy gravy is inspired by the food of Central Asia and came to India during the rule of the famous Mughal dynasty. Cook and eat it and you will feel like royalty yourself!

Butter Chicken
This dish is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates. Butter Chicken tastes great with Kaali Daal (black lentils), naans and a green salad.

Achaari Murg (Pickle-Style Chicken)
Made with all the same spices that go into a pickle, this delicious dish goes well with chapatis (Indian flatbread), parathas (fried Indian flatbread) or naans (flatbread made in a tandoor or oven).

Murg Kata Masala (chicken in chopped masala)
Unlike a lot of Indian curries for which the spices are ground to a paste, this curry uses whole spices and chopped ingredients. It tastes great with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (fried Indian flatbread).

Chettinad Chicken
Chettinad is a style of cooking that has its roots in Tamilnadu. This fiery curry is a fine example!

Country Captain Chicken
This popular and easy to prepare Chicken dish has its origins in the British Raj in India. Why the strange name? In the 1800s, British trade ships in India, were called 'Country Ships' and their Captains were known as 'Country Captains'. Country Captain Chicken was a popular dish at their tables and got its name through this association! Whatever the name, this is one easy and tasty dish to pre…

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