Chicken Badami Handi

By You Desk
Tue, 04, 24

An Eid special Chicken Badami Handi recipe that you all will love...


Chicken Badami Handi


Yoghurt whisked ½ cup

Red chilli powder 1 tsp or to taste

Cumin seeds (roasted and crushed) 2 tsp

Turmeric powder ½ tsp

Black pepper powder ½ tsp

Coriander seeds (roasted and crushed) 2 tsp

Salt 1 tsp or to taste

Tomato paste 2 tbs

Ginger garlic paste 1 and ½ tbs

Boneless chicken cubes 700g

Almonds (soaked and peeled) 14-15

Green chilli 1-2

Onion (fried) ¼ cup

Fresh coriander 2 tbs

Mint leaves 6-8 leaves

Cream ¼ cup

Milk 1 cup

Cooking oil ½ cup

Almonds (dry) cut in half 8-10

Cloves 2-3

Green cardamom 2

Garam masala powder 1 tsp

Nutmeg powder 1/8 tsp

Mace powder 1/8 tsp

Dried fenugreek leaves 1 tsp

Fresh coriander (chopped)

Ginger (julienne)

Butter 2-3 tbs

Green chillies (sliced) 2-3


* In a bowl, add yoghurt, red chilli powder,cumin seeds, turmeric powder, black pepper powder, coriander seeds, salt, tomato paste, ginger garlic paste and whisk well.

* Add chicken and mix well, cover and marinate for 15-20 minutes.

* In a grinder, add almonds, green chilli, fried onion, fresh coriander, mint leaves, milk and grind to a make thick paste and set aside.

* In a jug, add cream, milk, whisk well and set aside.

* In a wok, add cooking oil, almonds and fry for a minute and reserve for garnishing.

* In the same wok, add cloves, green cardamom and mix well.

* Add marinated chicken, mix well and cook on medium flame until oil separates (6-8 minutes).

* Add almonds and masala paste, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.

* Add milk and cream mixture, mix well and cook on medium flame until it thickens (4-5 minutes).

* Add garam masala powder, nutmeg powder, mace powder, dried fenugreek leaves and mix well, cover and simmer on low flame until oil separates (4-5 minutes).

* Add green chilli,fresh coriander,ginger and mix well.

* Heat clay pot,add butter and let it melt. Add green chillies and fry for 30 seconds.

* Add prepared badami chicken, garnish with fried almonds, fresh coriander, ginger and serve!

Courtesy: Food Fusion Recipe by Seema Hanif

Gooey Chocolate Cake

Chicken Badami Handi

A lovely chocolate cake which is crispy from outside, sticky and gooey from inside. A perfect dessert for the festive season…


Butter (unsalted) 150g

All-purpose flour 1 ¼ cup

Cocoa powder 1/3 cup

Himalayan pink salt 1 pinch

Eggs (room temperature) 3

Vanilla essence 1 tsp

Caster sugar 1 cup

Milk (warm) ¼ cup

Icing sugar


* Grease the base of 7-inch springform pan with butter, dust all-purpose flour and remove excess.

* In a bowl, add butter and microwave for 40-50 seconds and set aside.

* In another bowl place sifter, add all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, pink salt and sift well.

* Add whisked eggs, melted butter, vanilla essence, caster sugar and whisk well.

* Add warm milk and whisk well until smooth.

* Pour prepared cake batter on springform pan and spread evenly.

* Bake in preheated oven at 165°C for 25 minutes (on lower grill with fan on).

* Let it cool.

* Sprinkle icing sugar and serve!

Courtesy: Food Fusion Recipe by Seema Hanif