Dahi Mirch Chicken | Chicken Dahiwala | Dahi Chicken

Dahi Mirch Chicken


  • Chicken large pieces with bones- 500 gms

For Marination:

  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp

Whole Spices:

  • Black Peppercorns- 10
  • Bay Leaves- 2
  • Onions finely chopped- 2 medium
  • Ginger Garlic paste- 1.5 tsp
  • Whisked curd/Yogurt- 120 ml yogurt with 40 ml around 4 tbsp water whisked together
  • Green Chillies thick chopped- 4

Spice Powders:

  • Pepper Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder- 3/4 tsp

Other Ingredients:

  • Refined Oil- 3tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves chopped- 3 tbsp



  • Marinate the chicken with salt and turmeric powder and set aside for around 30mins.
  • Chop the onions, green chillies and coriander leaves.


  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a wok or kadai.
  • Add the black peppercorns and the bay leaves. Give a stir and then add the chopped onions. Fry on medium heat for 7-8 mins till the onion is light brown in colour.
  • Add the Ginger Garlic paste and fry on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Now add the marinated chicken and fry/bhunno on medium heat for 5 mins. Fry till chicken is browned.
  • Add the Pepper Powder, Coriander Powder and Garam Masala Powder, give a mix and fry on medium heat for 3 mins.
  • Switch off heat and then add the whisked yogurt-water mixture. Mix well, switch on the heat and continue to cook on low heat for another 3 mins till oil separates.
  • Add the chopped green chillies, give a mix and add 100 ml water.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 20 mins till chicken is tender.
  • Remove lid and add the chopped coriander leaves. Simmer for a few minutes.
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