Chicken Dak Bangalow – Chicken Recipes

Chicken Dak Bangalow is a very famous Bengali dish which is popular since the Colonial times. In this recipe Chicken pieces are cooked in thick onion-tomato-garlic-and spices based gravy along with whole boiled eggs and big chunks of potatoes. The combination of chicken and eggs make this dish perfect and heavenly. I know it’s a bit time-consuming recipe, but you will never regret the effort when you taste this divine curry. This dish goes well with steamed rice or luchi(puri).

Image : Chicken Dak Bangalow

chicken dak bangalow 2Important :

  • Preparation Time : 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 1 hr
  • Total Time : 1 hr 20 minutes
  • Serve For : 3-4

Ingredients :

  • Chicken (500 gm) /with bone pieces
  • Potato (3) /cut into big halves
  • Boiled Egg (4)
  • Tomato Puree (puree of 1 big tomato)
  • Onion (5 medium size) /sliced
  • Mustard Oil (6-7 tbsp)
  • Garlic (8-10 cloves)
  • Ginger (3-4 inch piece)
  • Dried Red Chilli (1)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Whole Garam Masala (2 cardamom, 3 cloves, 4 inch cinnamon stick)
  • Sugar (1/2 tsp)
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1 tsp)
  • Garam Masala Powder (1 tsp)

To Marinate the Chicken –

  • Yogurt (2 tbsp)
  • Cumin Powder (1 tsp)
  • Coriander Powder (1 tsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)
  • Mustard Oil (1 tbsp)

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Marinate the chicken with all the ingredients mentioned above

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Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 1 hr

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Fry half of the onion slices

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Add garlic, ginger and red chilli

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Fry until become golden brown

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Let it cool completely

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Put the mixture into a blender and add some water

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Make a smooth puree

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Marinate boiled eggs with salt and turmeric

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Saute them

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Saute potato pieces until become golden brown

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Keep them aside

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In the same pan add oil and temper with whole garam malsala and sugar

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Add rest of the onion slices

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Saute them until become caramelized

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Add marinated chicken pieces

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Add salt, turmeric powder and kashmiri red chilli powder, cover and cook for 10 minutes

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After that add ground onion paste and mix well

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Add fried potatoes, cover the pan and again cook for 15 minutes

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Add tomato puree, cook for 10 minutes on high flame, add some water

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Lastly add fried eggs

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Mix well

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Add garam masala powder

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Mix well and switch off the flame

chicken dak bangalow 26Tips:

  • You can cook this Dak Bangalow Curry also with mutton, lamb of beef.
  • Serve with steamed rice, roti or luchi.

You can also search for some other Chicken Recipes like Chicken Bharta, Chicken Do Pyaza, Chicken Curry, Achari Chicken, Palak Chicken, Spicy Red Chicken Curry, Methi Malai Chicken and many more.

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