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pot chicken | instant one pot chicken |handi chicken curry |matka chicken recipe

Pot chicken is quick and a different way of cooking chicken curry. Instant one pot chicken is an unique taste recipe, can easily prepare by just frying all the spices along with chicken, better goes with rice, roti, chapati.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken curry, chicken recipes, handi chicken, instant pot chicken, matka chicken, one pot chicken, pot chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


Ingredients for pot chicken:

  • chicken pieces - 250 g
  • ghee - 1 spoon
  • oil - 3 spoons
  • chopped onions - 2
  • slit green chilies - 2
  • ginger and garlic paste - 1 spoon
  • tomatoes - 2
  • salt - 1 spoon
  • chopped coriander leaves - 1/2 cup

Spice powders:

  • turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
  • red chilli powder - 1 spoon
  • garam masala powder - 1/2 spoon


Procedure for pot chicken:

  1. Heat a pot on medium flame add a spoon of ghee and 3 spoons of oil.

  2. Add 2 chopped onions and 2 slit green chillies.

  3. Stir and fry for a minute.

  4. Add a spoon of ginger and garlic paste.

  5. Fry till the raw smell disappears.

  6. Add 2 chopped tomatoes stir well.

  7. Close the lid and fry till the tomatoes turn mushy.

  8. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, garam masala powder.

  9. Stir well and fry for a minute two.

  10. Add cleaned and drained chicken pieces.

  11. Stir well and fry until the chicken absorbs masala.

  12. Close the lid and cook till chicken becomes soft.

  13. Add a handful of chopped coriander leaves stir well.

  14. If necessary add 1/4 glass of water and cook till the chicken becomes soft.

  15. Take into a bowl and serve with rice, roti or chapati.

Recipe Notes

If you are preparing first time in a clay pot and your pot is new then.

Apply oil to the new pot or soak in rinsed rice water one day before using.

By directly placing new pot on the fire, our curry will burn and stick to the pot.