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hariyali chicken recipe

hariyali chicken recipe, chicken hariyali | chicken hara masala

hariyali chicken is made using green herbs paste into the chicken.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course chicken
Cuisine Hyderabadi/North Indian
Servings 3
Calories 310 kcal


For hara masala paste:

  • 1 bunch coriander leaves/hara dhaniya
  • 2 tablespoon mint leaves/pudina
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Other ingredients:

  • 250 gms chicken cleaned and washed well with lemon
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 3 medium size onions finely sliced
  • ½ teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon haldi/turmeric powder
  • salt - to taste
  • ½ teaspoon roasted coriander seeds powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves for garnishing


Step 1(Making of hara masala paste):

  • Firstly, take a blender, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies chopped, salt and blend it into a fine paste.
  • Place this paste aside for later use.

Making of the chicken hariyali:

  • In a wok or a pan, add oil and heat it.
  • Into it, add sliced onions and cook them until they turn slight golden in color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell disappears.
  • Add the chicken pieces and saute until the color of the chicken changes.
  • Add haldi and mix it well, cook for few minutes.
  • Add the hara masala paste, mix well and cook until the masala is cooked well and until oil leaves the sides.
  • Add salt to taste, roasted coriander seeds powder, black pepper powder, garam masala powder, mix well and cook for few minutes until the masala gets cooked well.
  • Add water, mix well and cook until chicken gets tenderized or until it gets soft.
  • Lastly, add coriander leaves for garnishing and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapathi.


1. One can even use a pressure cooker to cook this chicken curry.
2. After adding all the spices and water that is at step 8 we can even pressure cook the chicken to get it cooked quickly.
3. One can even increase or decrease the quantity of green herbs depending on one's preference.
4. This is a dry form of hariyali chicken and if one wants more gravy then slightly increase the quantity of water while cooking the chicken.
5. Since this is a dry chicken form, one can use it as a side dish or one can eat it with roti/chapati and rice.


Nutrition Facts
hariyali chicken recipe, chicken hariyali | chicken hara masala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.