You can purchase most of the ingredients at a big supermarket or Indian store near you.

Cooking time

3 hours

Recipe category

Main meal

Recipe cuisine


Cooking method


Recipe Yield

6 servings



1. Wash chicken thighs and season with salt, garlic, ginger and pepper. Marinate for 2 hours.

2. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees F. Place chicken skin side up in a skillet and place in the oven for about 3 minutes each. Remove from the pan and set aside.

3. In a pan, add about 2 tablespoons oil or more followed by onions, bell pepper , garlic , and bay leaf. Sauté until soft but not golden, about 2-3 minutes.

4. Then add cumin , coriander , curry , cardamon pods , cinnamon sticks, chill pepper and red bell pepper. Stir for another minute.

5. Next add all the remaining ingredients, rice , stock and salt to taste. Add chicken, bring to a boil.

6. Place in the pre-heated oven uncovered. Cook for about 30- 35 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.

Remove let it cool, garnish with vegetables and serve.

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