Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Chicken Do Pyaza-Murgh Do Pyaaza-How to make quick and easy chicken recipes

Chicken Do Pyaza is one of the easy chicken dinner recipes and most delicious when compared to other different chicken recipes. Do pyaza means 2 kinds of onions are used in this recipe. First, the regular onions and second, the small onions generally referred as sambar onions. I added Capsicum in addition to give special spicy touch to chicken do pyaza :). In short, Chicken Do Pyaza is a tasty chicken recipe variety cooked along with veggies like tomatoes and capsicum and a ton more of dho dho pyaza.

 Ingredients to make good chicken recipes:

1. Chicken - 500 gms
2. Regular onion - 1 (medium sized, chopped lengthwise)
3. Small Onions - 3 to 4 (diced like squares as in the pic)
4. Tomatoes -2 (medium sized, diced like squares as in the pic)
5. Green chillies - 2 (slit lengthwise)
6. Capsicum - 1 (medium sized, diced like squares as in the pic)
7. Curry Leaves - 7 to 8 leaves
8. Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp(used in marination) + 1 tsp(used in cooking)

9. Salt - To Taste
10. Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsps(used in marination) + 2 tsps(used in cooking)
11. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp(used in marination) + 1/2 tsp(used in cooking)
12. Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
13. Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
14. Dry Coconut Powder - 1/4 cup

15. Fresh Curd - 1/4 cup

16. Butter - 1 tsp
17. Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
18. Fresh Coriander - 1/4 bunch(used in marination) + 1/4 bunch(used in garnishing)

19. Oil - 2 tbsps
20. Water - 3/4 cup

Whole garam masala:

21. Bay Leaf - 1
22. Cinnamon - 1 inch 
23. Green Cardamom - 1
24. Black Cardamom - 1
25. Cloves - 3 to 4
26. Pepper Corns - 3 to 4
27. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
28. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
29. Mace - 1
30. Nutmeg Powder - 1/2 tsp

Chicken Do Pyaza Procedure - How to make chicken recipes

1. Clean the chicken thoroughly and cut into medium size pieces.

2. Marinate chicken by applying salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, Ginger Garlic Paste and finely chopped coriander leaves on the pieces of chicken and keep aside

3. Heat oil in a kadai and add whole garam masala

4. Saute for few seconds until nice aroma and flavors of whole garam masala comes out

5. Add regular onion pieces, slit green chillies, curry leaves, Ginger Garlic Paste and saute

6. Also add diced tomatoes, capsicum and saute well. Don't overcook capsicum, it should retain little of its crunchiness

7. When veggies are done, add marinated chicken and cook for sometime until chicken is cooked/fried nicely

8. Now add water and let the chicken to cook completely

9. Meanwhile add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, Dry Coconut Powder and cook the chicken

10. When chicken is almost done, add curd, diced small onions and cook for few seconds. Onions added at this stage along with previously added capsicum gives nice crunchy taste

11. Switch off the flame, dishout the chicken do pyaza, add a dollop of butter, spoonful of lemon juice and garnish with finely chopped coriander and serve hot 

12. A really delicious  chicken gravy curry for chapati or naan or biryani or rice and it tastes awesome.

Tips - Chicken Do Pyaza:

1. You can use red and yellow capsicums also to make the dish even more colorful. In that case reduce green chillies and red chilli powder according to your taste.

Yummy right! so try this easy recipes of chicken its really one of the good chicken recipes for you candle light dinner.

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Chicken dinner recipes