Chicken Dopiaza Recipe Sanjeev Kapoor

The chicken curry made in an onion sauce is known as chicken dopiaza which is rich in taste and fragrance. The people who are a fan of desi food and are also fond of chicken loves this dish as this dish fully meets their demand. When this chicken dopiaza is served with the plain fluffy naan or white rice it gives intense pleasure to your stomach.

It is basically a non-vegetarian Punjabi dish. It is considered one of the most popular chicken delicacies. The recipe is not so spicy and is considered a moderate dish in the sense of spiciness as variations can be made according to everyone’s taste. This Sanjeev Kapoor recipe really deserves a try.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 kg boneless chicken
  • 1/2 kg finely chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 cups curd
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 6 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 5-6 potatoes
  • 8 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Steps to make delicious Chicken Dopiaza

  1. First of all, make a fine paste of half of the onions. The paste is needed to marinate the chicken.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to a bowl and pour this onion paste into it.  Then add curd, chili powder, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, and some amount of salt to it.
  3. Mix well and let the chicken sit for 1 or half an hour. So that it will soak in all the flavors and spices.
  4. In a deep frying pan, put a few tablespoons of oil and heat it up.
  5. Add the leftover onions and bay leaves to this pan and fry until light brown.
  6. Then add green chilies, tomato puree, coriander powder, and cumin in it. Cook at medium heat.
  7. Last but not the least, add the chicken and cover the top of the pan with the lid and let it cook for 15 minutes at least.
  8. Uncover the pan, stir the mixture and your chicken dopiaza curry is ready to serve.
  9. Serve with naan or chapati.

FAQs?

Why this chicken is called Dopiaza?

It is called chicken dopiaza because it is made in double the number of onions than the chicken. But at some places, people consider that it is called so because 2 onions are used in cooking this dish.

Chicken Dopiaza Recipe Sanjeev Kapoor
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Chicken Dopiaza Recipe Sanjeev Kapoor

Prep Time50 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 kg boneless chicken
  • 1/2 kg finely chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 cups curd
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 6 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 5-6 potatoes
  • 8 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • First of all, make a fine paste of half of the onions. The paste is needed to marinate the chicken.
  • Add the chicken pieces to a bowl and pour this onion paste into it.  Then add curd, chili powder, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, and some amount of salt to it.
  • Mix well and let the chicken sit for 1 or half an hour. So that it will soak in all the flavors and spices.
  • In a deep frying pan, put a few tablespoons of oil and heat it up.
  • Add the leftover onions and bay leaves to this pan and fry until light brown.
  • Then add green chilies, tomato puree, coriander powder, and cumin in it. Cook at medium heat.
  • Last but not the least, add the chicken and cover the top of the pan with the lid and let it cook for 15 minutes at least.
  • Uncover the pan, stir the mixture and your chicken dopiaza curry is ready to serve.
  • Serve with naan or chapati.

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