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chicken do pyaza recipe, murg do pyaza | chicken dopiaza

A very simple chicken curry recipe called as chicken do pyaza which uses two kinds of onions in the curry.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: chicken
Cuisine: Hyderabadi
Servings: 3
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks and 2 cloves
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 kg chicken cleaned and washed well
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 to matoes finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 onion cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  • In a wok, add oil and heat it.
  • Add whole garam masala such as cinnamon sticks and cloves into it.
  • Add chopped onions and saute for a while.
  • Add green chillies, salt, mix and cook until the onions turn slight golden color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute until raw smell disappears.
  • Add chicken and roast the chicken until color changes.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, mix and cook the chicken for about 10 minutes until the masala is cooked well or until oil leaves the sides.
  • Add tomatoes, mix and cook them for about 10 minutes on low flame.
  • Add coriander seeds powder, garam masala powder, black pepper powder, mix and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add onion cubes, coriander leaves, mix and cook for 10 more minutes or until chicken turned soft.
  • Chicken do pyaza is done.
  • It can be served with roti or rice.


1. In place of chicken, we can even add mutton.
2.Do not pressure cook the chicken as slow cooking tastes good.


Calories: 320kcal
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