Chicken Malai Handi Recipe

Jan 11, 2018
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Chicken Malai Handi is tasty dish. It is very common dish in Pakistan. You must try this recipe at home and surprise your family.


  • Chicken breast cubes 1-1/2 kg
  • Yogurt 1-1/2 cup
  • Butter 75 gm
  • Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Green chilies 15
  • Cream 3/4 cup
  • Poppy seeds 1-1/2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder 3/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sesame seeds 2 tbsp
  • White pepper powder 3/4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves 3/4 cup
  • Cashew nuts 15
  • Oil 3/4 cup


  1. Put cashew nuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and green chilies in grinder and grind until paste.
  2. Now mix grinded paste, yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, cream, black pepper powder, salt and white pepper powder in bowl nicely.
  3. Now marinate chicken with this mixture and keep in fridge for 60 minutes.
  4. Now heat oil and butter in pot.
  5. Then add marinated chicken with marination in pot, cover it and cook on medium flame until chicken is cooked and oil comes on surface.
  6. Now add coriander leaves and mix it.
  7. Now take out in serving bowl and serve hot with naan and raita.

Chicken Malai Handi is mouth-watering dish. Chicken is marinated with green chilies & cashew nut paste, yogurt, cream and spices. Then cooked in butter & oil and mixed with coriander leaves. Then served hot with naan and raita.

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