Chicken Bhuna

Chicken Bhuna Receipe
  • Lunch
  • Servings
  • 4Spicy
  • 15 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : North Indian
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Bhuna is a cooking process where spices are cooked in oil to bring out their flavour. Chicken bhuna is a simple recipe of diced chicken marinated with sauce and yoghurt, a classic chicken recipe.


  • 500 grams chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tsp Ginger- garlic paste
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 3-4 tbsp of mustard oil
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2-3 tbsp yogurt
  • 5 tbsp fresh coriander
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 stick cinnamon 
  • 1 star anise
  • 4-5 no.s of black peppercorns
  • 1 sliced onion (medium)

Step By Step Method

  • Step 1. In a bowl add turmeric, black pepper powder, chili powder, Salt, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, mustard oil, cumin powder, coriander powder. Squeeze in lemon juice and mix well.

    Step 2. Add in the Chicken to the mixture and let it marinate for 2 hours or 15 mins.

    Step 3. In the meantime, heat the pan and add mustard oil, bay leaf, cinnamon, star anise and few black pepper corns. Add the chicken mixture and cook for 3-5 minutes. 

    Step 4. Add in the sliced onions and stir well.

    Step 5. Finally, add the yogurt, fresh coriander and mix well. Allow it to cook for 3-5 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve

About Chef


Chef Deepu is known to be one of the most successful restaurateur from Chile his own running chains of restaurants that have won several awards. He is young and extremely zealous about both food & football. He is fascinated by the environment of a kitchen and believes that a kitchen is one of the most important part of a home. He believes cooking is a form of art that constantly needs experimentation. Chef Deepu has earlier worked with Dublin Restaurant and Bar and with Soul of India as CEO and Head Chef, Chile where he serves chef deepu food recipes. He also has plans of opening up a Soul of India restaurant in Pune, India, very soon. Soul of India is one of the most popular restaurant chains across the globe.