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White Chicken Recipe (Chicken in white gravy)

Today’s recipe is ‘White Chicken (chicken in white gravy)’. In this recipe chicken is cooked with white pepper powder and very little amount of red chilli powder. It is a delicious curry which is very mild. Serve it with chapati/ roomali roti/paratha/plain rice.  Try this new taste of chicken which is cooked in curd and cream with dry fruits. It is a main course recipe. My mother prepared this dish last week for us.  Do try this recipe when you need a break from simple chicken curry.

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White Chicken /Safed Murgh

 For more non veg recipe you can check  Chicken Sweet Corn Soup (Healthy and homemade) , Easy Chicken Curry , Chicken Chili  , Bhuna Murgh (Chicken with yoghurt and cream) , Chatpata Chicken Tikka , Bhuna Gosht (Lamb cooked with desi masalas) Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani (My mother’s recipe)Chicken Shami Kabab (easy chicken kabab/kebab).

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Serves: 5

Duration: 45 mins

Ingredients for White Chicken Recipe

Chicken1 kg
Ginger50 gm
Garlic100 gms
Green chillies7
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp
Saltas per taste
Oil6 tbsp or 3 cup
Kasuri methi1/2 tsp
Curd1 cup
Coriander powder (chopped)2 tsp
Cream2 tbsp
Poppy seeds2 tsp
Cumin/jeera powder1 tsp
Bay leaves2-3
White pepper powder1 tsp
Black peppercorn5-6
Waterhalf cup
Melon seeds1 tsp
Cinnamon stick2"

Procedure for White Chicken Recipe

  • Ready all your ingredients. Wash and clean chicken, keep it aside. Chop your onions.  Prepare paste of ginger and garlic. Grind dry fruits and seeds and powder everything.

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  • In a pressure cooker heat oil. Add whole spices and onion, cook for 5 mins.

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  • Add chicken and fry for 3-4 mins.
  • In the chicken add jeera powder, all dry masalas, water, curd, ginger garlic paste and green chillies.

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  • Close the lid and cook for two whistles on high flame. After two whistles, release all the pressure and open the lid, check whether chicken is tender.
  • On high flame saute till oil separates. Add cream and kasoori methi (dry methi) in the chicken.


  • Garnish with chopped coriander. Serve with roti/roomali roti/paratha/plain rice.


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