Chicken Do Piaza

Quick Dry Chicken with onions

Recipe by Kanan Divecha of Mumbai, IN

A quick, dry chicken with lots of onions and Kashmiri chillies.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 Kg. Chicken, skinned, medium peieces
    • 6-7 medium to large onions, thickly sliced
    • 10-12 Kashmiri chillies, whole
    • 2 tbsp garlic-ginger paste
    • 1-2 tsp garam masala powder
    • 1-2 tsp soya sauce
    • 1 tbsp coriander-cumin powder
    • 1-2 cups of cooking oil
    • salt to taste


    1. Wash chicken thoroughly; trim fat and place in a big cooking vessel
    2. Add into it all the above ingredients and set it to cook.
    3. Cover the vessel with a lid and stir frequently so as to blend all the ingredients well.
    4. After about 20-30 minutes if you find that the chicken is drying up, add a little water so that the chicken does not stick to the pan. Keep stirring every once in a way.
    5. When it's almost cooked in about 45-50 minutes, the chicken will begin to emit its fragrance. Check for tenderness. Switch off the stove in another 10 minutes.
    6. Serve hot with rotis, naan or bread.