Afghan Adventure: Embark on a Flavorful Chicken Curry


Afghani Chicken Curry is a mouthwatering dish that originates from the rich culinary traditions of Afghanistan. 

Afghani chicken curry

Servings 4 people
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 12 Black peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup Coriander leaves

For green masala

  • 1 cup Onion
  • 5 Green chilies
  • 10 Garlic cloves
  • 3 inches Ginger
  • 1/4 cup Coriander leaves

For marination

  • 200 g Curd
  • 200 ml Fresh cream
  • 1 tbsp Cashews paste
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Green masala paste
  • Salt to taste


  • Marinate the chicken and keep it at rest for 1 hour
  • After 30 minutes take a frypan and shallow fry the chicken.
  • After frying the chicken, take a saucepan and put 1/4th cup of ghee or oil in it.
  • Put cloves, cardamom and black peppercorn on it and stir for 30 seconds,
  • After that put the remaining marinated gravy and add a little water and stir it in medium flame till the gravy cook.
  • After 5 minutes add the fried chicken and coriander leaves and cook it for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn the flame in low heat and keep it there for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and serve it hot..


Serve it with paratha or aromatic rice.
Author: Fatema
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Afgani
Keyword: Afghani, chicken

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