Homestyle Dahi Chicken

There are these frequent days in our fast lives, when we want to eat some thing yummy and delicious putting bare minimum efforts.

This happens too often with me when I don’t want to order from outside yet want delicious dishes on my plate with optimum resources in very short time. As either I have a meeting to attend in another 30 minutes or some unfinished task that demands immediate attention.

This simple homestyle dahi Chicken is a favourite at my mom’s place; it’s easy, simple and gets ready in a jiffy

More importantly it can be enjoyed even if you are on a diet!

♥️The recipe of homestyle dahi chicken for you :
▪️200 gms of boneless chicken cubes
▪️100 gms dahi(yoghurt)
▪️1 thinly sliced onion
▪️smooth paste of 1 onion, 6-7 garlic cloves, 11 black peppercorns, salt, 1green chilli
▪️1.5 tablespoon white oil
▪️black pepper powder
▪️salt as per taste

▪️Marinate the chicken pieces with 1 tablespoon of dahi, 1 tablespoon of onion paste, 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper powder, (optional : pinch of turmeric and Garam masala powder ). Keep it on fridge for minimum 1hour.
▪️Heat oil in wok. Add 2/3 black pepper corns
▪️Add sliced onions. Fry till translucent
▪️Add the remaining onion-garlic-Pepper mixture and fry well
▪️Beat the remaining dahi well, and keep aside
▪️once the onion mix gets fried and the raw smell vanishes add the marinated chicken , keep the flame at high for 5-7minutes. Then cook in low flame
▪️Add the beaten yoghurt after 10 mins
▪️Adjust salt and pepper as per your taste
▪️No spices required
▪️Cook till the chicken gets cooked
▪️The gravy should be of medium consistency, not too runny, not too dry
▪️Enjoy with hot steamed rice!

Classic Homestyle Dahi chicken

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