Dahi Chicken | Dry Chicken In Yogurt & Spices

Dahi Murgh or Chicken In Yogurt Gravy is a perfectly balance Indian meal enjoyed with hot phulkas or rice and a side of pickle/ papas/ salad.

Clean, simple and yummy dahi murgh recipe is a perfcet dish for a relaxed meal that’s made just under 30mins.


Accompanied with this healthy delicacy is a bowl of rice, papad and pickle. It does go well with yummy lachha paratha’s and sirke wale pyaz(vinegar onions).


900 gm chicken cleaned and washed

3 large onions roughly chopped

1 to 1/2 cup of thick dahi/ curd/ yogurt

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp green chili paste(soak in warm water for 15 mins and grind into paste)

Salt & pepper as per taste

1 tbsp chicken Masala

2 cloves

1 bay leaf

1 black cardamom

1 star anise

1′ daal chini/ cinnamon stick


In a non stick kadai heat olive oil. Add clove, start anise, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamom. Cook till nice aroma comes, around 30-40 sec.

Add onions and cook till soft.

Next add the chicken pieces and cook till it turns white.

Now add ginger garlic paste & green chili paste and cook on low to medium heat till chicken is almost cooked. Around 20 mins.

Now add salt and pepper to taste, chicken masala.

* You can add tumeric powder & chili powder but I haven’t added and hmost of it is in chicken masala.

Now cook till masala is cooked.

Now add the curd/ yogurt. Cook till well combined. Reduce it down to a dry chicken gravy.

Enjoy with rice and salad.



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