How to make Chicken Shorba -

A flavorful chicken soup with the twist of Indian spices.A flavorful chicken soup with the twist of Indian spices. Chicken Shorba/soup is very rich in content and one of the favourites of all chicken lovers. Here is an easy Chicken Shorba Recipe

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Chicken bones (चिकन की हड्डियाँ), Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Soups

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Chicken Shorba

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Shorba Recipe

  • Chicken bones 500 grams

  • Boneless chicken cut into ½ inch cubes 100 grams

  • Garlic cloves chopped 10

  • Butter 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Clean and wash the chicken bones. Put them in a pot, add four and a quarter cups of water and garlic and cook till the water is reduced to two and half cups. Strain and set aside.

Step 2

Heat the butter in a pan and stir fry chicken pieces till tender.

Step 3

Heat the oil in a deep pan, add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add refined flour and cook for a minute stirring continuously.

Step 4

Add the reduced chicken stock, chicken pieces, white pepper powder and salt.

Step 5

Simmer for three to four minutes and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.