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Friday, August 19, 2011

Chicken Dopiaza (চিকেন দোপেঁয়াজা)

  1. Chicken-1 kg
  2. Onion-500 gm (finely chopped)
  3. Ginger paste-1 Tbs
  4. Garlic paste-1 Tbs
  5. Cumin powder-1 ts
  6. Coriander powder-1 ts
  7. Red chili powder-1 ts or according to your taste
  8. Turmeric powder-3/4 ts 
  9. Cardamom-6 pieces
  10. Cinnamon stick-2 pieces
  11. Bay leaf-2 pieces
  12. Oil-3/4 cup
  13. Salt-1 ts or according to your taste
  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces,clean,wash and drain water.
  2. Heat oil in a pan in medium heat and fry half onion until it become golden brown.Take it out and keep aside.
  3. Add remaining onion in the oil and fry until tender. Add cinnamon,cardamom and bay leaf and fry for few seconds. Add all powder and paste ingredients and stir.
  4. Add chicken. Stir well to coat spices with chicken. Cover the pan with a lid.
  5. Cook in medium heat until all moisture evaporated.(If chicken is not tender add 1 cup water).
  6. Add fried onion and cook another 3-4 minutes in low heat.
  7. Chicken dopiaza is ready to serve.

1 comment:

  1. I've cooked this dish a few times now and tastes better every time. I add more sauce (water with onions) because my Hubby not a massive fan of dry curry (bhuna). Thanks Maushumi