Chicken Recipes: A Culinary Adventure

Are you tired of the same old chicken dishes ? Ready to explore new flavors and techniques in your kitchen? Look no further! This article dives into five delightful chicken recipes that elevate your home cooking game. From traditional favorites to fusion delights, get ready to tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a curious beginner, these recipes will inspire your culinary creativity. So grab your apron, sharpen those knives, and embark on a flavorful journey with our feathered friend—the humble Chicken!

Chicken Changezi

Chicken Changezi is a rich and flavorful Mughlai-style chicken curry rooted in the era of the Mongolian ruler Genghis Khan. This Chicken Changezi ancient dish is believed to have originated long before the influence of Mughlai cuisine in India. Here’s how you can prepare Chicken Changezi, a royal delicacy at home:

Chicken Changezi


  • 1 kg chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 large onions, finely sliced
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves (Kasuri methi)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil or ghee for cooking


  1. Marinate the Chicken in yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, red chili powder, and salt. Let it sit for at least an hour.
  2. Heat oil or ghee in a pan and sauté the sliced onions until golden brown.
  3. Add marinated Chicken and cook until it’s tender and well-coated with spices.
  4. Sprinkle garam masala and dried fenugreek leaves. Serve hot with naan or rice.

Chicken Tikka Biryani

Chicken Tikka Biryani is a spicy and flavorful Indian dish that combines the best of both worlds: succulent chicken tikka and aromatic biryani rice. Here’s how you can create Chicken Tikka Biryani mouthwatering fusion at home:

Chicken Tikka Biryani


  • 500g boneless chicken, marinated in tikka spices (yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder)
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • Whole spices (cinnamon, cloves, cardamom)
  • Saffron strands soaked in warm milk
  • Fried onions for garnish


  1. Parboil the rice with whole spices until half-cooked.
  2. Layer the marinated chicken tikka and half-cooked rice in a biryani pot.
  3. Drizzle saffron milk over the layers.
  4. Cover and cook on low heat until the rice is fully cooked.
  5. Garnish with fried onions and serve hot.

Achari Chicken

Achari Chicken , also known as Achari Murgh, Achari Chicken is a delightful North Indian chicken curry infused with the bold flavors of pickling spices. The name “Achari” comes from the Hindi term for pickle, and this Achari Chicken dish lives up to its name by incorporating a blend of aromatic spices reminiscent of Indian pickles. Here’s how you can prepare this Achari Chicken tangy and spicy delicacy at home:

Achari Chicken


  • 1 kg chicken pieces
  • Achar masala (a blend of mustard seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds)
  • Yogurt
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder
  • Mustard oil for cooking


  1. Marinate chicken with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and achar masala.
  2. Heat mustard oil in a pan and sauté the marinated Chicken until cooked.
  3. Serve with naan or steamed rice.

Devilled Chicken

Certainly! Devilled Chicken is a flavorful dish that can be prepared in different ways depending on the cuisine. Here are a couple of variations:

  1. British Devilled Chicken :
Devilled Chicken
British Devilled Chicken

This Devilled Chicken is a British favorite popular for spicing up leftovers. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are marinated in a traditional devilling sauce made from store cupboard ingredients.

  • Ingredients:
  1. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  2. Cayenne pepper
  3. Mustard powder
  4. Tomato sauce
  5. Salt and pepper
  6. Mango chutney
  7. Worcestershire sauce
  • Instructions:
  1. Marinate the Chicken in cayenne pepper, mustard, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, chutney, and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Grill or barbecue the Chicken until deliciously moist and flavorful.
  3. Sri Lankan Devilled Chicken:

2- Sri Lankan Devilled Chicken is a spicy, sweet, tangy, delicious dish.

Sri Lankan Devilled Chicken
Devilled Chicken
  • Ingredients:
  1. Bone-in Chicken (thigh and leg meat)
  2. Garlic and ginger (finely chopped)
  3. Chili paste and chili flakes
  4. Ketchup or chili sauce
  5. Banana peppers or Hungarian wax peppers
  6. Red onion
  • Instructions:
  1. Marinate the Chicken with chili powder, black pepper, turmeric, lemon juice, salt, and oil.
  2. Air-fry the marinated Chicken until golden.
  3. In a separate pan, sauté garlic, ginger, chili paste, chili flakes, ketchup, water, sugar, and salt.
  4. Add banana peppers and red onion to the sauce.
  5. Toss the air-fried Chicken in the sauce until well-coated.

Green Chicken

Certainly! Here are a couple of delicious green chicken recipes:

  1. Hariyali Chicken ( Green Chicken ):
Hariyali Chicken ( Green Chicken )
Green Chicken

This Indian dish is made with Chicken, fresh aromatic herbs, and spices. Green Chicken pairs well with plain, jeera, roti, or ghee rice.

  • Ingredients for the green paste:
  1. Coriander leaves
  2. Mint leaves
  3. Green chilies
  4. Onions
  • Instructions:
  1. Make a smooth paste by blending the above ingredients.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic, and sauté.
  3. Add coriander powder, garam masala, and Chicken. Sauté until pale.
  4. Add the prepared green paste and sauté until the raw smell of onion disappears.
  5. Optionally, add whisked yogurt and simmer until absorbed.
  6. Pour water or coconut milk, add salt, and simmer until Chicken is tender.
  7. Serve with rice or roti.
  8. Thai Green Chicken Curry:

Fragrant and fiery Thai Green Chicken curry made with homemade curry paste.

Green Chicken
Thai Green Chicken
  • Ingredients for the curry paste:
  1. Garlic
  2. Shallots
  3. Ginger
  4. Lemongrass
  5. Green Bird’s Eye Chilies
  6. Ground cumin
  7. Fresh coriander
  8. Fish sauce
  • Instructions:
  1. Slice Chicken into strips and fry until golden.
  2. Tear mushrooms into pieces and fry until golden.
  3. Sauté Thai green paste, then add coconut milk and stock cube.
  4. Add lime leaves, Chicken, mushrooms, and mangetout.
  5. Season to taste and stir in basil leaves.
  6. Serve with lime wedges and steamed rice.

You have five delightful chicken recipes to elevate your home cooking game there! Which one will you try first? Let your taste buds guide you! 

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