Afghani Chicken Recipe


1 whole chicken
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp kachri
1 tsp yellow chili powder
1 tsp Catch turmeric powder
200 gms curd
a pinch of Catch garam masala powder
2 tbsps Bengali gram flour
1 tsp cumin powder
200 gms tomatoes
200 gms onions
3-4 cardamoms
2-3 cinnamon sticks
2-3 cloves
Bay leaves
Green coriander leaves
50 ml cream
4 -5 ground cashews
2 tbsps Vegetable Oil

Accompaniments with Afghani Chicken:

  1. Naan/Roti/any other Indian bread
  2. Jeera Rice/Steamed Rice


  1. Clean the chicken, debone it and cut it into pieces.
  2. Grind the ginger and garlic.
  3. Beat curd and mix it with ginger garlic paste.
  4. Add kachri, yellow chili powder, Catch turmeric powder, Cumin powder, Catch garam masala powder and Bengal gram flour.
  5. Mix well and add salt.
  6. Add chicken to the curd mixture and set them aside for an hour.
  7. Put pieces of chicken on a skewer and grill over live charcoal till chicken is half done and remove it.
  8. Chop tomatoes and onions.
  9. In a frying pan, heat some oil and add Catch garam masala powder, chopped onions and sauté.
  10. Add tomatoes and sufficient water to make a thick gravy. Cook for about 10 minutes. Add cashew paste and chicken.
  11. Cook till the chicken is tender.
  12. Add the cream and garnish with coriander leaves.
  13. Serve hot.

Other than the Afghani Chicken recipe, there are some other dinner recipes and snacks that you can try making at home too, like:

  1. Lagan ka Gosht
  2. Shahi Paneer
  3. Aloo Murg
  4. Murg Hara Pyaz

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