Chicken Yakhni

700-800 gm chicken pieces
6-7 tbsp oil
1 cup of curd
2 pieces green cardamom
2 pieces brown cardamom
2 small cinnamon stick
1 tsp saunth
1 tsp saunf powder
pinch of Kashmiri red chilli powder
salt - to taste


Heat the oil and fry the chicken till brown. Once done, remove the chicken and keep aside.

In the same pan saute the cardamom and cinnamon. Mix a bit of water into the saunf and saunth powders and add them to the pan.

Cook for 2-3 minutes, switch off the fire and bring the pan to room temperature.

Now mix the curd into the pan and cook on a slow fire for two minutes.

Then add the chicken to the curd. Sprinkle the chilli powder and salt.

Stir, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes till done.

Serve hot with rice.

Courtesy: Sita Raina.,