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Hariyali chicken

Hariyali Chicken

Hariyali Chicken Curry (Green Chicken) is a delicious, quick weeknight meal made with boneless chicken breasts, and cooked in a green yogurt masala made with fresh herbs & green chillies. Juicy and flavourful, this Hariyali Chicken recipe is the perfect starter or snack. serve this chicken with roti or naan.

Preparation Time: 10mins
Cooking Time: 30mins
Total Time: 40mins
Serving Size: 2


For Marinate

For Making Hariyali Paste

For Cooking

  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • ¼ Cup fresh cream

Preparation Method For Hariyali Chicken

Marinating the chicken

  1. In a mixing bowl, add 500gm chicken pieces, ½ cup yoghurt, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, ½ teaspoon Thillai’s Unjha Cumin Powder, 1 teaspoon Thillai’s Nattu Malli Coriander Powder and ½ teaspoon Thillai’s Guntur Chilli Powder into a bowl and mix well. Add salt to taste.
  2. Let it marinate overnight or for 30 minutes, minimum.

Making the hariyali paste

  1. Wash 1 cup coriander leaves, ½ cup spinach leaves, ¼ cup chopped mint leaves thoroughly
  2. In a blender jar add 1 inch ginger chopped, 12 garlic cloves chopped, ½ cup cashew nuts, 5 green chillies, 1 tablespoon Thillai’s Garam Masala Powder, ½ teaspoon Thillai’s Erode Turmeric Powder and add 2 tablespoons of water.
  3. Blend until it forms into a fine paste.

Cooking the curry

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Once hot, add 1 onion chopped and let it saute until golden brown.
  2. Add the hariyali paste and let it cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add marinated chicken. Stir the entire mixture well so that the chicken is coated in the green paste.
  4. Cover the pan and let cook the chicken for about 15-20 minutes on low flame.
  5. Open the pan and continue cooking for another 5 minutes on medium flame, until the gravy is thickness.
  6. Finally, add ¼ cup fresh cream and cook for a few more seconds.
  7. Hariyali Chicken is ready to serve.