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Indian chicken recipes: We all know that India is famous in the world for its powerful democracy and festivals. But you know that India is one of the top 10th countries in the world in terms of food? Yes, friends, people of India are very fond of food. You will find a thousand types of food in India and their taste is very awesome in itself.

In India, all food has its own distinct taste. Today we have brought it for you 07 types of Indian chicken recipes that can easily make at home. So let’s go through the detail of all Indian chicken recipes one by one.

  1. Butter chicken

    Indian chicken recipesEverywhere in India people eat butter chicken, but most people in north India, like to eat butter chicken. Butter chicken is very heavy and tasty food. So let’s know the full detail of making butter chicken.

    • 4 large Tomatoes, cut into half
    • 2-3 large Onion, sliced
    • 3-4 Garlic pods
    • 1-inch ginger, sliced
    • 1 tbsp Red chilly
    • 5-6 cloves
    • 1 Inch-cinnamon stick
    • 3 Bay leaves
    • 5-6 Black peppercorns
    • 2 green cardamoms
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • Salt to taste
    • 2 Tbsp butter
    • 1 Tbsp red chili powder
    • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
    • Prepared gravy
    • 2 Tbsp fresh cream
    • 1 Tbsp honey
    • Cooked tandoori chicken, shredded
    • 1-2 drops kewra water
    • 1 Tbsp dried fenu greek leaves, toasted & crushed burnt charcoal
    • 1 Tsp ghee
    • Fresh cream Gather all the ingredients first to make butter chicken. Now I explain the process of making gravy and butter chicken. Butter chicken cooking timing Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 2 Process for the base gravy:-
      • In a heavy bottom pan, add ½ cup water.
      • Add tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, Powered spices, and all the whole spices. Mix well.
      • Add 1 ½ tsp butter, salt, and mix well. Cover the cook for 15 minutes.
      • Once the tomatoes are soft, with a hand blender, blend the gravy till smooth.
      • Strain the gravy through a strainer.


      Process for butter chicken:-

      • In a pan, add butter and allow it to melt. Add red chili powder and coriander powder, cook for a minute.
      • Pour prepared gravy, mix well cook for 2-3 minutes.
      • Add fresh cream, honey, shredded tandoori chicken, well, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
      • Add kewra water, dried fenugreek leaves and cook for 2 minutes.
      • In a small metal bowl, add burnt charcoal and place it in the middle of the gravy.
      • Pour ghee over charcoal and immediately cover with a lid, keep it 2-3 minutes for the smoky flavor. Once done, remove the charcoal bowl.
      • Transfer the butter chicken in a serving bowl. Garnish with fresh cream and coriander spring.
      • Serve hot


  2. Chicken curry

    Indian chicken recipes chicken curryChicken curry is very delicious and easy cooked food. Making spicy chicken curry at home is simple. Read the whole article carefully and learn how to prepare this super easy Indian chicken curry, step by step.

    Chicken curry is a dish originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is common in the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, as well as in the Caribbean. Let’s know the full detail of Cooking chicken curry.

    • 1 tbsp ghee
    • ½ tbsp oil
    • 1 black cardamom, crushed
    • 3-4 bay leaves
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 2 cloves
    • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
    • 6-7 garlic cloves, roughly crushed
    • 5-6 medium onions, finely chopped
    • ¼ tbsp. turmeric powder (roast)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 ½ tsp coriander powder
    • 1 tsp red chili powder
    • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
    • 2 tbsp ghee

    Coriander spring for garnish

    • 750 gms chicken on the bone, curry cut
    • ½ cup yogurt, beaten salt to taste
    • 2-3 green chilies, slit
    • ½ tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp red chili powder
    • 1 tsp coriander powder
    • 2 green cardamom pods

    2 cloves


    Chicken curry timing

    Preparation time: 15 minutes

    Cooking time: 30 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Now we have all the ingredients to make chicken curry. So let’s check the marination and chicken curry cooking process.


    • Add chicken, yogurt, salt, green chilies, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cardamom powder, and cloves. Mix well. Set aside to marinate for 15-20 minutes.
    • Heat ghee in a pan, add some oil as well. Add black cardamom, bay leaves, cumin seeds, and cloves sauté till fragrant.
    • Add ginger and garlic, sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté till they turn brown.
    • Add turmeric powder and roast for 2 minutes. Add salt and mix well. Add coriander powder and roast for 3 minutes.
    • Add chili powder, mix well and roast for 2 minutes. Add some water, mix well, and cook for a few minutes.
    • Add the tomatoes, mix well. Cover and cook till tomatoes leave their oil.
    • Add the marinated chicken and mix well. Cover and cook till ghee starts floating on top.
    • Add some water, mix well. Cover and cook till the chicken is done.
    • Garnish with coriander and serve hot.
  1. Chicken Dum biryani

Indian chicken recipesThis dish is especially popular throughout the Indian subcontinent, as well as among its diaspora. It is also prepared in other regions such as Iraqi Kurdistan.

It is made with Indian spices, rice, chicken, vegetable, or eggs. The word ‘biryani’ is derived from a Persian word, brain, which means fried before cooking.

It is one of the most popular dishes, which has acquired a niche for itself in South Asian cuisine. So let’s see the complete recipe for making chicken Dum Biryani.

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  • 1 kg Basmati rice, washed and rinsed
  • 4 cloves
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup ghee, melted
  • 1 kg chicken with bone, cleaned and washed
  • 4 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp barista/fried onion
  • 1 tbsp saffron water
  • 2 spring of mint leaves
  • ½ cup yogurt, beaten
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp desi chili powder
  • ½ tsp green chili paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3-4 green chilies, slit
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ cup of water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp saffron water
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Few mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp barista
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp saffron water
  • ½ rose water
  • A drop of kewra water
  • Raita


Cooking time of chicken dum biryani

Preparation Time: 30 minutes + 3 hours marination

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

Cuisine: Indian

Course: Main course

For Marinade

  • In a mixing bowl, add chicken and marinate with all the ingredients.
  • Let the chicken marinade preferably overnight or for a minimum of 3 hours.


  • Let the rinsed rice rest for 20 minutes.
  • Heat water in a pot, add ghee and salt.
  • Add in cloves, cinnamon, and green cardamom. Add rice and let it come to boil. Immediately lower the flame and cook on low flame for 80%.


  • In a heavy bottom pan, add ghee and marinated chicken. Cook for about 7-8 minutes.
  • In another pan, layer the biryani. Add rice, chicken and then top it off with rice. Add in the chicken gravy on top.
  • In the chicken pan, add water, milk, saffron water, ghee, mint leaves, barista salt, and coriander leaves. Add this jhol in the biryani.
  • Add some more saffron water, rose water, and few drops of kewra water. Now keep it on dum for 15-20 minutes on low flame.
  • Serve hot with choice of raita

4.Chicken chili (Chicken 65)

Indian chicken recipesNumber 4 of our Indian chicken recipes is Chicken chili (Chicken 65)  is one of the most popular snacks and a starter recipe all across India… It is made using boneless chicken pieces marinated with some spices and deep-fried. So we tell you the complete recipe for making chicken chili.

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  • 400 gms chicken, cut in cubes
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp curry leaves, chopped
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp desired chili powder
  • 2-3 tbsp rice flour
  • Oil to deep fry
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tbsp garlic, chopped
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • Black pepper powder to taste



Preparation time: 15 minutes + marination time

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2


  • Add chicken cubes, yogurt, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves, black pepper powder, cumin powder, salt, and red chili powder.
  • Mix and coat the chicken well, set aside to marinate for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • After margination, now add rice flour and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry the chicken until crisp.
  • Dran on an absorbent paper and set aside.
  • For tempering heat oil in a pan, add green chilies, garlic, and curry leaves, sauté till fragrant.
  • Add the fried chicken and toss well. Add black pepper powder and toss well.
  • Serve hot.

5. Tandoori chicken 

Indian chicken recipesIn this Paragraph, I am showing you how to create an amazing and super yummy Tandoori chicken.

Tandoori chicken is a chicken dish prepared by roasting chicken marinated in yogurt and spices in a tandoor, a cylindrical clay oven.

This dish originated from the Indian subcontinent and is popular in many other parts of the world.

Tandoori chicken is a dish that originated in Punjab before the independence of the partition of India.

So let’s know the complete recipe for making Tandoori chicken.

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into half.
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 tbsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp jeers, crushed
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • A pinch of cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ cup hung curd
  • 10 gms soft cheese
  • ½ tsp lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tbsp roasted gram flour



Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

Serves: 4


  • Take a whole chicken cut half, lightly slit the breast and leg part.
  • Marinate the chicken with ginger-garlic paste, lime juice, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • In a mixing bowl, add mustard oil, red chili powder, jeera, cardamom powder, a pinch of cinnamon powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add hung curd, soft, cheese, and mix well. Add salt to taste and roasted gram flour and mix them well.
  • Remove the chicken from the refrigerator and marinate with the second marinade, mix well and place on a greased tray and rest for 2 hours.
  • Bake it for 35 minutes at 170*C.
  • Remove and serve with green chutney and raita.

6. Chicken lollipop

Indian chicken recipesChicken Lollipop, one dish that has become a true Indian savior!

A favorite with young and old, this chicken dish is a popular party starter. Let’s learn how to make your favorite Chicken lollipop recipe step by step.

  • 10-12 chicken wings
  • For stuffing
  • ¾ cup Bread crumbed
  • 1 tbsp red chili paste
  • ¾ cup processed cheese
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp white pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 3-4 tbsp refined flour/Maida
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Seasoning flour
  • ½ cup refine flour /Maida
  • 1 tsp white pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • Salt to taste oil for frying



Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: Indo Chinese


  • Firstly take 10-12 chicken wings and trim the bones and pull the meat towards down so.
  • In a mixing bowl add bread crumbs, red chili paste, processed cheese and mix well.
  • Fill the chicken wings pocket with the stuffing in it.
  • In a mixing bowl and egg, ginger garlic paste, white pepper powder and mix it well and marinate the stuffed chicken and keep it aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • To the same marinate mixture add corn starch, refine flour, red chili powder, gram masala. Salt to taste and oil mix it well and make a batter out of it.
  • To prepare a seasoning flour in a mixing bowl add refined flour, and salt to taste and mix well.
  • At this stage season, the stuffed chicken in the seasoned flour first and then into the batter.
  • Take a deep kadhai for frying. Once the oil is heated on medium flame, fry the chicken till it gets golden brown color.
  • Serve hot with chili sauce.

7. Malai chicken

Indian chicken recipesOur last dish of Indian chicken recipe list is Malai Chicken is first invented in Punjab. There is no rocket science to cook Malai chicken. You have to just add some simple ingredients to cook your delicious Indian Malai chicken. So let’s check out the whole process and ingredients.

  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 1 green cardamom
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 kg chicken, curry cut
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
  • ½ tbsp. coriander powder
  • 2 ½ cup milk
  • 3 tbsp almond paste
  • 1 tbsp black pepper powder
  • ¼ tsp Kasuri methi
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp cream
  • For tempering
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp red chili



Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


  • In a large Kadai, add ghee once its hot, and black cardamom, green cardamom and cumin seeds mix well.
  • Add chicken and salt to taste sauté well.
  • Add ginger, coriander powder and sauté until the chicken is tender.
  • Add milk, almond paste and cook till the chicken is soft.
  • Once the chicken is done, add black pepper powder and Kasuri methi and cream.
  • In a pan, add ghee and red chili powder.
  • Garnish with coriander spring.
  • Serve hot.

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Frequently asked question (FAQ) of Indian chicken recipes
  1. Which is the best Indian chicken dish?

(Answer) By the way, all chicken recipes in India are best. This is the most liked chicken recipes in India.

Butter chicken

Chicken curry

Malai chicken

Chicken dum biryani

Chicken roast

Chicken lollipop

2. Which chicken masala is best?

(Answer) Here is some best chicken masala.

MDH chicken masala (BUY ON AMAZON)

Everest chicken masala (BUY ON AMAZON)

3. Which city is famous for chicken curry?

(Answer) Everywhere in India peoples love to eat chicken curry.

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