How To Make Chicken Handi / Easy Handi Chicken

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May. 05, 2017

Chicken Handi is a kind of Chicken curry, flavourful, comforting and best enjoyed with rice or naan. Heres an easy recipe for Handi chicken that you can make in the comfort of your own kitchen, Recipe serves two.


Oil 3 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Small
Tomatoes 2 Small , pureed
Cashews 15 (make cashew paste out of them by soaking them in water for 10 mins and then grinding them)
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Bay leaf 1
Green cardamom 4
Cloves 5
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried fenugreek leaves 1 Teaspoon
Cilantro To Taste
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Boneless chicken 300 Gram
Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
Yogurt 2 Tablespoon



1. Heat oil and fry cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin, cardamom and cloves.

2. After letting them sizzle for a min, add onions and ginger garlic paste. Brown the onions.

3. Add chicken and seal. Add tomato puree.

4. Add salt, red chilli powder and turmeric.

5. Mix well and cook until tomatoes are no longer raw and reduced to 1/4 th of the original mixture.

6. Add cashew paste and yogurt. Mix well and cook for another 1- mins.

7. Finish off with pepper, cilantro and dried fenugreek leaves.


8. Serve with rice or naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2