Chicken Do Pyaza

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Aug. 27, 2013

Chicken do Pyaza is a very popular Indian main dish. Chicken and onion are cooked in aromatic spices to make it really flavorful and it goes best with naan and roti.


Skinless boneless chicken 250 Gram , cubed
Onion 1/2 , chopped finely
Shallots 150 Gram , peeled and halved
Ginger paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Whole black peppercorns 10
Whole dry red chilies 2
Whole bay leaves 2
Green cardamom 4
Cloves 3
Green chilies 2 , slitted
Tomato 1 , chopped finely
Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 380 Milliliter
Salt To Taste



1. In a pan, heat vegetable oil. Add baby shallots in hot oil and cook until translucent. Take them out and keep aside.

2. In the same pan add black peppercorns, dry red chilies, bay leaves, green cardamoms, and cloves. Let the spices splutter.

3. Add chopped onion, ginger paste, and garlic paste. Stir well.

4. Stir in cayenne pepper powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Continue cooking the dry spices. Add 5 ml of water so that the spices don’t stick to the pan.

5. Add chopped tomato and water (1½ cup). Cook on a low flame until the sauce starts to thicken.

6. Add the chicken cubes to the pan and stir well.

7. Season with salt to taste, and then put cooked baby shallots and green chilies. Cover with a lid and cook for another 8-10 minutes.


8. Serve hot with roti or naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 456Calories from Fat 242

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 316 mg13.17%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet