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Chicken Hariyali | Green Chicken Recipe

by Jayashri
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Chicken Hariyali | Green Chicken Recipe in less than 30 minutes | Pudina Coriander Chicken Recipe

For all those who are bored with the usual chicken recipes and are waiting to try something new, here you go! Hariyali chicken recipe is just for you ! The South Indian style!

Hariyali chicken is prepared with chicken pieces delicately cooked by combining with some freshly ground green paste.

This green paste made out of coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic and curd/yogurt imparts a wholesome flavor to the whole dish.

Since, this recipe is a fresh-flavored, spicy recipe it can be cooked in minutes, making it simple, yet flavorful.

This is definitely a must try recipe for all those who want to experiment something new with chicken.

Hariyali chicken/green chicken could be a very good semi-dry starter or a side dish for chapathi, roti, naan and also goes well with all biriyani and other rice varieties.

Also, if you are looking for Veg Recipes, please go through the below: 

1. Paneer Butter masala at home - Restaurant Style!
2. Potato Peas Curry (Aloo matar) - South Indian Style

Other Non Veg Recipes if you like Chicken Hariyali:

Step by Step – Chicken Hariyali Preparation

For Green Masala Paste

  • Firstly, before you start cooking- In a blender/mixer, add a handful of pudina/mint leaves, coriander/cilantro leaves, garlic, ginger, green chillies and curd. Blend it to a fine paste. You need not add water, since you have used curd. Grind it and keep aside the green paste. [Note: You may use ginger garlic green chilly paste too instead of adding them as a whole]
Hariyali Chicken masala

For Hariyali Chicken

  • In a kadai – Add oil, once it heats up add bay leaf and chopped onions. Give it a good saute for about 2 minutes. once the onions turn a little transparent, add salt and saute again for 2 minutes. [Medium Flame]
Hariyali Chicken onion
  • Now, add cumin powder and garam masala and give it a saute for another 2 minutes. [Medium Flame]
Hariyali Chicken spices
  • Its time to add the washed chicken pieces. Add them and combine it well with the onions and masalas. [Medium Flame] [Note: Make sure to wash the chicken at least 3-4 times using turmeric powder and crystal salt]
Hariyali Chicken pieces
  • Cook the chicken for about 4-5 minutes on medium flame until the chicken turns slightly whitish or rubbery texture. [Bringing it to this texture will remove the raw smell from the chicken].
Hariyali Chicken saute
  • Now, add the blended green masala paste to the chicken and give a good mix until well combined. [Medium Flame]. You may add little water if your paste is too thick. I have added 1/2 cup water.
Hariyali Chicken masala paste
  • Cover & cook for 20 minutes or until the chicken turns soft and tender (well cooked). [Low Flame]
Hariyali Chicken cover and cook
  • Open and cook until the desired consistency is reached. [Medium-High Flame]
Hariyali Chicken fry
  • You may also cook until semi-dry as shown in the image below or in the video recipe.
Hariyali Chicken consistecy
  • Serve hot with Naan, Roti, Chapathi, Jeera rice, Pulao, Biriyani or it also goes well with curd rice.
Hariyali Chicken in Plate

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