How to make Country Style Chicken Stew -

Chicken cooked with assorted vegetables, herbs and spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Healthy Tasty Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Bay leaves (तेज पत्ते )

Cuisine : American

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Country Style Chicken Stew

Country Style Chicken Stew 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Country Style Chicken Stew Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 8 pieces 750 grams

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Fresh parsley 6-8 sprigs

  • Celery crushed 2 inch stalk

  • Dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 6-8

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic crushed 6-8 cloves

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 4 tablespoons

  • Potato cut into ¾ inch pieces 1 medium

  • Carrot cut into ¾ inch pieces 1 medium

  • French beans cut into 1 inch pieces 6-8

  • Cauliflower cut into florets 1 small

  • Onions peeled 6-8 small

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Tie bay leaves, fresh parsley, celery, dried thyme and crushed peppercorns into a six inch by six inch muslin cloth into a bundle. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan, add garlic and stir-fry briefly.

Step 2

Gradually add the whole wheat flour and cook stirring continuously over medium heat for a minute. Add the chicken pieces and cook on high heat for three to four minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 3

Reduce heat and add the potato, carrot, turnip, French beans, cauliflower and onions. Mix well and add four cups of water. Stir to mix thoroughly, add salt and the muslin cloth bundle of herbs and spices.

Step 4

Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce the heat, cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer for ten to twelve minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked and the stew has thickened lightly.

Step 5

Remove the muslin cloth bundle, adjust seasoning and serve steaming hot.

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