Kali Mirch Handi

Super easy and delicious Kali mirch chicken. This is bound to be your next everyday goto recipe. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #chicken #digitalammi

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 250g
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Chicken mix boti 750g
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 6-8
  • Adrak (Ginger) 2-inch piece
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 15-16
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2
  • Laung (Cloves) 5-6
  • Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tsp
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1 tbs
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped


In a bowl,add yogurt,black pepper crushed,cumin seeds,salt,garam masala powder,lemon juice & whisk well.

Add chicken & mix well,cover & marinate for 30 minutes.

In a wok,add cooking oil, onion, garlic, ginger, green chilies, mix well & sauté until onions are translucent.

Add cashew nuts,mix well & cook for 2 minutes.

Add water & mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes then cook on high flame for a minute.

Let it cool then blend to make a paste & set aside.

In the same wok,add cooking oil,cinnamon sticks,cloves & mix well.

Add marinated chicken,mix well & cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.

Add blended paste,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add dried fenugreek leaves,black pepper crushed,cardamom powder,fresh coriander & mix well,cover & cook on low flame until tender (18-20 minutes) & stir in between then cook on high flame until oil separates.

Sprinkle black pepper crushed,fresh coriander & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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