Dahi Chicken masala recipe in Tamil / Yogurt chicken curry Tamil

Dahi chicken
Dahi Chicken masala recipe in Tamil / Yogurt chicken curry Tamil

( Tamil video of this recipe is embedded below )


Chicken – 1 1/4 kg

Chopped onion – 2 cup

Chopped garlic – 1/4 cup

cinnamon, cloves, cardamom – few

To Marinate

Curd – 1 cup

Mint leaves ( pudhina ) – 1/2 cup

Coriander pdr – 1 1/2 tsp

Cumin pdr – 3/4 tsp

Chili pdr – 1 /2 tsp ( to taste )

Black pepper pdr – 1/2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp



Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp

Fennel seed – 1/2 tsp

Method -

1. Add all the ingredients under ‘ To Marinate ‘  with cleaned chicken pieces. Mix it well and allow it to stand for 1 hour.

2. In a pan heat  3 to 4 tbsp of sesame oil and add mustard and fennel seeds with few curry leaves. Once it splutters saute garlic, onion till it turns tender. Then add cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom and marinated chicken, Mix it and cook for 10 minutes ( No need to add water )

3. Within 5 to 10 minutes chicken pieces begin to expel water. This water is enough for cooking. If you need add 1/4 cup of water.

4. Close the pan with suitable lid and allow it cook for 10 minutes on high flame. ( if you use pressure cooker let it cook for 2 to 3 pressure sounds )

5. Check the salt for cooked chicken

6. If any water left with cooked chicken let it dry up completely. Garnish it with coriander leaves.

7. Dahi chicken is ready to serve.

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Written by: Kannathal chinniah

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