Chicken Bhuna

Chicken Bhuna

Chicken Bhuna is a Pakistani chicken curry in which meat is cooked with spices until its cooked and has a thick gravy. Bhuna is characterized by a thick, deliciously intense coating sauce with a well-spiced balanced flavour and heat of your choice, moderate or hot.

This recipe is the easiest traditional recipe I can share for family meals or parties. The best thing about this recipe is you can make it in big batches without any stress. It will always come out perfect.

 Chicken Bhuna
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Chicken Bhuna

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Aini Amin Course: MainCuisine: PakistaniDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

35

minutes

Chicken Bhuna is a Pakistani chicken curry in which meat is cooked with spices until its cooked and has a thick gravy. Bhuna is characterised by a thick, deliciously intense coating sauce with a well-spiced balanced flavour and heat of your choice, moderate or hot.

Ingredients

  • Chicken marination List 1
  • 800-900 g Whole Chicken with bones

  • 1/2 cup Yogurt

  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

  • 1 tsp Salt or as required

  • 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder

  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin powder

  • 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala Powder

  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder

  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise

  • Other ingredients list 2
  • 1/4 cup Oil

  • 2 medium Onion

  • Fresh coriander As required

Directions

  • Add all list 1 chicken marination ingredients in bowl with clean washed chicken. Mix nicely.
  • Heat a pan add in oil and sliced onion. Stir and cook until golden.
  • Add in marinated chicken.
  • Stir and cook on high heat until its bubbling. Then add 1/2 cup water.
  • Now with lid on cook it on low heat for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, turn the heat high reduce extra gravy and adjust how much gravy you need in it.
  • Taste salt ,add more if you like.Sprinkle chopped fresh coriander on it. Turn off the heat.
  • Serve with naan or rice.
  • Chicken Bhunna

2 Comments

  1. Tried this recipe today but I was wondering you did not put ginger and garlic paste in it won’t the chicken smell if we don’t put ginger garlic in it ? Please reply

    • Hello. This recipe has onion, lemon juice and spices, because of them chicken will not smell bad. But if you want you can ass ginger garlic paste 1 tsp in it.

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