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Chicken Dopiaza

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 4-6
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 1 hr
How to serve: Hot    

Chicken Dopiaza recipe by Sajida at
Chicken Dopiaza... "do" means "two" and "piaza" refers to onions - So the onions used in this recipe is a bit more in quantity then a usual gravy based dish. Chicken cooked in onion's gravy, has prominent flavors of onion with other spices.

Medium Size ChickenClick to find more about Chicken 1.
Red Chillies 2 tbsp.
Onions 2.
GingerClick to find more about Ginger 2 pieces.
GarlicClick to find more about Garlic cloves 8.
Mustard oil/CornClick to find more about Corn oil 1 cup.
Yogurt 4 tbsp.
SaltClick to find more about Salt to taste.
TurmericClick to find more about Turmeric powder 1 tsp.
Coriander LeavesClick to find more about Coriander Leaves.
Cumin SeedsClick to find more about Cumin Seeds(to sprinkle).
Black PepperClick to find more about Black Pepper(to sprinkle).

Grind all the spices. Cut the chickenClick to find more about chicken in pieces. Heat oil in a pan & put all the spices along with onions, gingerClick to find more about ginger/garlicClick to find more about garlic with saltClick to find more about salt & keep on stirring adding little water to keep color red. Then add chickenClick to find more about chicken & yogurt, add a little water & cover on a slow fire. Keep on stirring every now & then. When the chickenClick to find more about chicken is tender & water evaporates, sprinkle coriander leavesClick to find more about coriander leaves, black pepperClick to find more about black pepper & cumin seedsClick to find more about cumin seeds.
The same recipe is suitable for mutton.

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There are 3 comment(s) for this recipe.
by SumeraNawed (Jr. Admin) No Rating
Dear Sghaznavi, this dish requires just a little gravy to cover the meat and not too watery.

Wed Jan 16, 2013

by sghaznavi No Rating
Sajida, is this suppose to be watery or just a little bit gravy or is it suppose to kind of dry? Thanks

Wed Jan 16, 2013

by Anonymous No Rating
what about the onions?

Fri Feb 05, 2010

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