Spicy Matka Handi

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  • Pyaz (Onion) 3 medium
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) finely chopped 3 medium
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2-3
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 5-6
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Dried red chillies 4-5
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Ajwain (Carom seeds) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tbs
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chilli) powder 1 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) 3-4
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 5-6
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 Cup
  • Chicken ½ kg
  • Rafhan corn oil ½ Cup
  • Cream 2-3 tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) 1-2 or to taste
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli)


In a bowl,grate onion with the help of the garter.

Add tomatoes,black cardamom,green cardamom,black peppercorns,bay leaves,dried red chillies,salt, ginger garlic paste,carom seeds,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,Kashmiri red chilli powder,green chillies,cashew nuts,yogurt and mix well.

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

In handi,add corn oil,marinated chicken,mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Cover & seal with rolled dough and let it cook on low flame for 30-40 minutes.

Turn off the flame,add cream and mix well.

Turn on the flame,add garam masala powder,green chillies and mix well.

Cover and simmer on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with green chilli & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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