Creamy Chicken Handi Recipe

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Chicken Handi recipe is one of most famous Pakistani traditional dish with spicy delicious taste. You may enjoy it in any occasion ever summer season or winter as well.


500 gms chicken boneless cut into small cubes

2 medium sized onions:very finely chopped

1tbs ginger garlic paste

4-5 tomatoes make a paste in blender without adding water

1tbsp crushed cumin/zeera seeds

1/2 cup yougart

Fresh cream:3-4 tbs

1 tbsp dessicated coconut

3-4 green chillies chopped

A handful of fresh coriander leaves

salt:to taste

1 tsp red chilli powder

1/4 tsp tuirmeric powder

oil:As required


Heat oil in a pan and fry chicken cubes in it until chicken changes its color on high flame dont over fry otherwise the chicken will get dry.
Remove chicken from oil and keep aside.
In the same oil add onion and fry until it start changes its color to light golden dont fry until brown but just little golden.
Add gg paste and fry for 1 minute add tomato paste cook on medium flame and add salt,red chilli,haldi cook util everything is well combined for 2-3 minutes.
Add yougart and stir for a little until the moisture of yougart is dry and oil starts appearing on top if you think the gravy is dry add 1/2 cup of water and let it simmer.So tomatoes and onions are soft like paste and gravy is not lumpy.
Add dessicated coconut and chicken in the gravy.
Add cumin seeds crushed,green chillies,and cream and cook for 2-3 minuts until the oil appears and everything is well combined in the garvy.
garnish with hara dhaniya and serve with naan or paratha:).
If you like more gravy add 1 cup of chicken stock in it before adding cream and then it goes very well even with plain rice.

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Creamy Chicken Handi the best and the fundamental recipe of my home. My mother and mother in law serenely make Creamy Chicken Handi as it requires only one time exertion while massaging the mincemeat with chicken.
By: faiza, Form: Hyderabad, on 25 Apr, 2020
this is my first recipe which I tried in in laws first time and everyone like my dish and all credit goes to this website.
By: Shfeeeq, Form: Aminabad, on 23 May, 2019
This creamy chicken handi is the perfect for the night dinner that’s why I have noted this whole recipe to make it at home with the new one taste
By: warda, Form: wakra, on 06 Mar, 2019
Last time i conduct that mistake i forget to use egg and butter in the mixing that why it was broke when i poured it in to the pan.
By: jaleed, Form: Sialkot, on 06 Mar, 2019
Creamy chicken handi is the best made amazing tasty recipe
By: Shama, Form: Rawalpindi, on 25 Jan, 2019
Creamy Chicken Handi is one of the best recipe which has the really good taste and love the taste,Creamy Chicken Handi is yet another delicious part dish.Its really easy to cook this home made this recipes found this is quit easy for me to cook such a easy and difficult dish and my family eat and was like to lasagna recipe.
By: Rabia, Form: Quetta, on 22 Sep, 2018
Creamy Chicken Handi is one of the best recipe which has the really good information and the step by step method to make it on the best way
By: Warda, Form: karachi, on 03 May, 2018
Creamy Chicken Handi is yet another delicious part dish. I have stopped consuming it because it is too heavy and calorie rich. But I can still prepare it for my family or for guests.
By: Hina, Form: Karachi, on 26 Apr, 2016
no Zahid Mahmood in this creamy handi u must need cream in it ..without cream its tasteless ..i like this dish when cream in it..
By: zareen, Form: karachi, on 13 Dec, 2013
its really tasty in fact there is no need of cream i never used cream for handi recipe..but when i try this a Boneless chicken handi recipe with cream ..know am a fan of chicken handi recipe know i dont like plan handi...
By: Zahid Mahmood, Form: malasia, on 23 Nov, 2013