Amritsari Bhuna Chicken - How to make Chicken Bhuna - Amritsari Murg Bhuna Recipe by Smita Deo

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Mar. 21, 2023

Learn how to make Amritsari Bhuna Chicken With our chef Smita Deo. Chicken Bhuna is a dry curry, which means the masala clings onto the chicken (rather than the chicken swimming in sauce). Bhuna is a cooking method where you cook onions, tomatoes, and meat over high heat along with aromatic spices creating just a perfect dish. Bhuna chicken is meant to be a dry curry, and it does not need additional water because the meat cooks in its own juices. You will be surprised at how much liquid is in the pot once its done cooking. So try this recipe and let us know how you liked it.


For Marination :
750 gm Chicken
1 tbsp Deggi Mirch Powder
2 tbsp Pomegranate Powder
½ tsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves
1 tsp Garlic Paste
1 tsp Ginger Paste
½ cup Yogurt
1 cup Onion (finely chopped)
For Making The Curry :
3 tbsp Oil
1 inch Ginger (finely chopped)
4 cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
4 Green Chillies (slit)
1 tbsp Deggi Mirch Powder
½ tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tbsp Butter
1 cup Tomato (finely chopped)
Salt (as required)
1 tbsp Coriander Seeds Powder
½ tsp Cumin Seeds Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
For Garnish :
Fresh Cream
Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
Ginger (julienne)
Green Chillies (finely chopped)


Please watch the video for directions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4