Chicken Shorva
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Jun 2, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Chicken Shorva
Traditionally, shorva is prepared by cooking meats or vegetables in a yogurt and onion base with spices such as garam masala, dry coconut powder and khus khus or poppy seed powder. You can also use vegetables or mutton in the shorva.

Recipe of Chicken Shorva

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Ginger & Garlic Paste 1 Teaspoons
Onion 1 Cup
Salt As needed
Dry Masalas 2 Numbers
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Water as need
Chill Powder Red 1 Tablespoons
Coriander 1 1/2 Tablespoons
Coconut 2 Tablespoons
Curd 1 Cup
Chicken 750 Grams
Turermic Powder pinch
Garam Masala pinch
Coriander Leaves Chopped 1/2 Cup


  1. Take a bowl add curd,coconut,coriander,chilli powder,water and mix well and make into a paste keep it a side.
  2. Now take a pan add oil, garama masalas, bay leaf, onions, salt fry till golden brown colour, then add ginger garlic paste, turermic powder,chicken, mix well cook till it changes the colour.Now add curd masala mix and then add enough water and cook for 30 mins are till chicken is tender in a slow flame.
  3. One the chicken is cooked add garamamasala powder and coriander chopped switch of the flame.Serve with Naan. 
Posted Jun 2, 2009

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anuradha May 9, 2013
sir, i am very thankful to you. I learned chicken biryani by seeing your videos, and now i saw chicken shorva. you did in very easy method. my husband impressed by eating biryani when i did chickenbiryani.

Radhika Sep 20, 2012
Very easy recipe and tastes great too.

venkata Jun 11, 2009
Great Recipe!Goes very well with Biryani.Reminded me of Alfa Biryani ,Secunderabad

c Jun 3, 2009

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