How to make Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken - Whenever you are short of time, cook this chicken curry – it gets ready in a jiffy.

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Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quick Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into pieces 750 grams

  • Onions grated 2 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Pure ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon chopped + for garnishing

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Ginger paste ½ tablespoon

  • Garlic paste ½ tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for cooking


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon and sauté. You can add oil if required.

Step 2

Squeeze water from grated onion and add. Mix and sauté till onions are well browned.

Step 3

Add garlic paste, ginger paste. Mix and sauté well.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder. Mix well and sauté well.

Step 5

Add tomato puree and salt. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Add chicken and mix well. Cook for about 3-4 minutes, mixing at intervals.

Step 7

Add chopped coriander and mix well. Add 1½ cups water and stir to mix. Cover and pressure cook till 3 whistles.

Step 8

Switch off heat and let the pressure reduce completely. Remove lid and add garam masala powder. Mix well.

Step 9

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.