How to make Yakhni Style Chicken - Chicken cooked with yogurt, cardamoms, dried ginger powder and fennel powder - yummilicious

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Yakhni Style Chicken

Hindi: murgh
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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Yakhni Style Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken ,cut into large pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Thick yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Green cardamoms 2-3

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Fried onion paste 1½ tablespoon

  • Dried ginger powder (soonth) ½ teaspoon

  • Fennel (saunf) powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, place chicken pieces in it.

Step 2

2. Put yogurt in another non-stick pan and cook, stirring continuously, for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

3. Add salt and ¼ cup water to the chicken. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 4

4. Add cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamom and fried onion paste to the yogurt and mix well. Continue to cook further.

Step 5

5. Mix ginger powder and fennel powder in a bowl. Add 1 tbsp water and mix well. Add this paste to the yogurt mixture along with cooked chicken pieces and mix well. Adjust salt. Cover and cook on low heat till the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 6

6. Transfer the chicken into a serving bowl and serve hot.