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chicken do pyaza recipe

Recipe by
Vidya P

Chicken Do Pyaza is a nice and simple chicken gravy recipe for a change that tastes delicious, has a different taste profile than other similar gravies. It is a popular dish in Indian restaurants. It can be made with easily available day-to-day ingredients. For more tips and details about this recipe, visit:

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For chicken do pyaza recipe

  • 700 g
  • 2
    big onions finely chopped
  • 1
    tomato chopped (seeds removed)
  • 2
    tomatoes pureed
  • 2 Tbsp
    ginger garlic paste
  • 1
    onion diced
  • 2
    green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp
    coriander leaves chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 2 tsp
    kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp
    coriander powder
  • 1 tsp
    cumin powder
  • 1½ tsp
  • ½ tsp
    turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp
    kasuri methi
  • ½ tsp
    garam masala
  • 1
    cup water

How To Make chicken do pyaza recipe

  • 1
    n Mixing bowl, add 700 gm chicken, 1 tsp kashmiri red chili powder and 1 tsp salt. Mix well together and let all marinate for 30 min.
  • 2
    In another small bowl, add 4 tbsp curd, ½ tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp kashmiri red chili powder and ½ tsp cumin powder. Mix all the spices well with curd and keep aside.
  • 3
    Add 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste and sauté for 2 min. Then add puree of 2 tomatoes and sauté for 5 min or until it release the oil.
  • 4
    Next, add curd mixture and cook for 3 min.
  • 5
    Add marinated chicken and ½ tsp garam masala in kadai and mix well. Cook it for 5 min on high heat.
  • 6
    Add 1 cup water and cook for 2 min on high heat. Turn heat to low, cover the lid and cook for another 15 min.
  • 7
    Remove the lid and add 1 diced onion, 1 chopped tomato and 2 green chilies and mix. Cover the lid and cook for 5 min or until chicken turns juicy and tender.
  • 8
    Now, Add ½ tsp kasuri methi and 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves. Mix well and cook for 2 min and turn off the heat.
  • 9
    Serve hot chicken do pyaza with roti or rice.
  • 10
    Notes: * You can use boneless chicken pieces for this recipe but bone in pieces will bring more taste to the gravy. * You can add chicken stock instead of water for gravy. * You can skip adding chopped tomatoes.