Monday, March 29, 2010

Spicy Dry Red Chicken

1 kg  Dumstick Chicken
 1/2 tsp Soya Sauce
 1 tsp Tomato Sauce
1 tsp Red Chili Powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
1/4 tsp Gram Masala 
1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
2 pinch  Red Food color
4 tsp Oil
3 tbsp, finely chopped Coriander
3 tbsp, finely chopped Mint
Salt to taste


In a large non-stick saucepan/Khadhai  at medium heat, add  oil and chicken stir for 10-15 minutes to golden brown. 
 Reduce the heat and add soya sauce, tomato sauce,  Red chili powder, turmeric, ginger garlic paste and mix well. 
 Now after a couple of minutes add salt, Gram masala powder,Black pepper powder and Red food color mix well,  Do not cook on a high heat,simmer heat and cover the pan leave till done.
At this stage there will be some liquid from the chicken in the pan. You need to now allow the chicken to cook in its own liquid until all the liquid evaporates
 Add coriander leaves and oil. Mix well and  stir for 10 minutes.
 Add Lemon mix well. Wait for another minute and the dish is done.
Remove pan from heat.
 Garnished with fresh coriander leaves and mint leaves.
Spicy Dry Red Chicken into a serving dish with Naans,fried-ricePlain rice,Paranthas,tamatar-ki-chutney,khatti-dal.....


  1. looks girls love spicy foods

  2. thanks Chef Dennis,I hope ur kids love it :)

  3. Hi...This Dish looks really nice...Just wanted to know that in the starting of the recipe u have said to cook the chicken for 10 minutes....Shouldnt we add oil? As u havent mentioned it....wanted to ask u....Thanks

  4. Hi Samreen,
    Thanks ya i have forgot to mention about the oil ;)
    you need to add oil...Thanks

  5. great post, I really like it. Thanks for posting. :)

  6. Assalaamualaikum, is this the same red chicken made in hyderabadi weddings. I have tried finding in google with "hyderabadi red chicken" but did not find it. Can u pls tell me what is the real name of red chicken (dry) made in the weddings. I will try ur recipe too, it looks nice, well thnx in advance. Wajid.

  7. I prepared this yesterday.. it came out really well and it was so easy. Thx much for sharing

  8. @ walikumsalam wajid,

    No,Its not the recipe which your after.In Hyderabad weddings am not 100% sure but its Known as Achari Murgh as per my knowledge.

    @ Afsha Thanks :)


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