Chicken Dopiaza
Chicken Dopiaza
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Chicken dopiaza is a traditional Indian dish cooked with caramelised onions, flavourful spices, and marinated chicken. For a filling dinner, top this simple curry dish with fresh coriander and serve it with steamed rice or chapatti.

Nutrition: per serving




  • 600 g Chicken
  • 100 g Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Chilli


  • 50 ml Oil
  • 2 +1 Onions 1 cut into petals
  • 2 +2 Tomatoes 2 cut into large chunks
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 200 ml Water
  • Coriander
  • 1 tsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves


  • In a large bowl add the marination ingredients to the chicken then mix until well combined and set aside.
  • As the chicken is marinating heat up the oil in a pot before adding two finely diced onions and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat until golden brown and caramelised.
  • Add the ginger paste and garlic then sautè for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add two finely diced tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the marinated chicken then cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Add the water then give it a quick stir before covering it and cook for 20 minutes.
  • As the chicken is cooking cut the remaining onion into squares and the tomatoes into chunks then add into the pan along with the green chilli before cooking for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the finely chopped coriander and dried fenugreek leaves then cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with chapatti and enjoy!

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