Chicken Pasanda Recipe

Serving for - 2-3 Ingredients Chicken - 500 gm Onions - 2 (Thinly sliced) Tomato - 1 (pureed) Cloves of garlic - 4 ...

Serving for - 2-3


Chicken - 500 gm
Onions - 2 (Thinly sliced)
Tomato - 1 (pureed)
Cloves of garlic - 4
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Paprika - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Spices to dry roast and grind

Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
Dried red chilies - 5
Cinnamon stick - 1 inch
Black peppercorns - 10-12
Cloves - 4
Green cardamom - 4
Bay leaves - 2


  • Deep fry the onions till nice brown color. 
  • Transfer them onto paper towel. Let them cool down completely.
  • Dry roast all spices mentioned above and grind them coarsely.
  • Cut the chicken into medium sized pieces and wash into warm water. Add yogurt and ground spices powder. Mix well and let the chicken marinate for 1 hour in a refrigerator.
  • Make the ginger garlic paste.
  • Put the fried onions in a zip lock bag and crush them using rolling pin. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste and pinch of asafoetida. Saute till raw smell goes away.Add pureed tomato and cook till moisture evaporates. Add marinated chicken and mix well.
  • Add paprika, 3 cups of water and salt to taste. Mix well and cover the pan. Let the chicken cook for 10-15 minutes. Keep stirring in between.
  • Add crushed fried onions and cook for 4-5 minutes. Fried onion will make the gravy thick. Add some water if required to adjust the consistency. Then reduce the heat and allow curry to simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with any Indian flat bread or rice.


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  1. Looks yum

  2. looks like lot of work,but the end result is quite an indulgence I guess :)

  3. crushing fried onion is a good idea...lovely looking chicken gravy
    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. wow....chicken luks delicious.............

  5. very special and new way to me .. thanks so much for sharing .. i will try this coming sunday

  6. Omg, cant take my eyes from ur beautiful clicks, chicken pasanda makes me hungry.

  7. I envy you Poonam, you get lovely bright colors every time!

  8. delicious chicken, lovely preparation, great clicks :)

  9. Hi Poonam, clicked in here from Sayantani's blog.

    Loved this chicken pasanda and the egg plant stir fry too. Lovely blog.

  10. wowww it's really pasand wathcing all ur step by step process yumyyyyyy



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