How to make Chicken Anardana - SK Khazana -

The flavour and taste of anardana makes this chicken dish something special

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) (अनारदाना)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken Anardana - SK Khazana

Chicken Anardana - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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 : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chicken Anardana - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 1 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) soaked for ½ hour 1 cup

  • Mustard oil 4 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies slit into half 3-4

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • coriander leaves for garnish

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Grind dried pomegranate seeds with ½ cup water into a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Tear bay leaf and add along with onion and sauté till it turns light golden. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add green chillies, tomatoes and salt, mix well and sauté till the tomatoes turn soft and pulpy.

Step 4

Add the ground paste and mix well. Add crushed black peppercorns, coriander leaves, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and cumin powder, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Add yogurt and mix well. Cook for a minute. Add chicken and salt and mix well. Cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 2 whistles are given out. Allow the pressure to reduce completely.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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