Chicken Stew (Indian Style)

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Chicken Stew (Indian Style)

Delicious and warm chicken in mild spicy Indian broth.

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Serves 4
Main Ingredients Chicken

Chicken Stew is famous all around the world. Indians have their own version of chicken stew. The recipe varies from state to state. This recipe is the Bengal version of chicken stew. It's healthy and is also a good food to have in chilly winters with loads of vegetables.


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Chicken Stew (Indian Style) Ingredients

Chicken Stew Ingredients


  1. In a large bowl rub the chicken pieces with ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice.
  2. Let it marinade for 15 minutes
  3. In a pressure cooker heat a tablespoon of ghee.
  4. Add the lightly crushed, cloves, cardamom, fennel seeds, cinnamon and bay leaves.
  5. Sauté for a 30 seconds and add the sliced onions
  6. Fry till they are soft and pink
  7. Add the carrots, beans and potato along with the black pepper powder, coriander powder, salt, cumin powder and slit green chillies.
  8. Mix everything well and add the chicken pieces.
  9. Fry till they are no longer pink
  10. Add about 800 ml of water and pressure cook till you heal 5 whistles. You can add more water if you want to.
  11. Let the pressure cooker cool down
  12. Serve it hot

Serving Instructions

Serve it hot with Indian breads like naan or Tandoori roti or have it as it is.


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