Chicken with Yogurt and Semolina

Weekday evenings I always crave for tasty food, but I also prefer if it is home cooked and easy to cook! A lot of conditions! 😀 Well…if you think the same way as I do, then you will definitely love this recipe. Easy and yummmm! 🙂


Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – around 20 minutes


Cooking oil – as required

Chicken breast and thighs – around 750 g

Plain Yogurt – 300 ml

Semolina – around 2 to 3 tbsp

Cornflour – 2 tbsp

Onion – 2 medium, chopped

Garlic – 3 to 4 cloves, chopped

Paprika – as desired

Red chili (fresh) – 2 chopped

Fresh parsley or parsley flakes – 1 tbsp

Dried chili (ground or finely chopped) – 1 tbsp

Salt – as required

Step 1: Mix the semolina, yogurt, paprika and little salt. Add the mixture to the chicken and mix well.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan. Shallow fry the chicken pieces until they are golden brown. Keep aside.

Step 3: Add little more oil in the pan. Add the onions and sauté till light brown. Add the garlic and red chili. Cook for another few minutes. Add the dried chili and parsley.

Step 4: Now add the chicken and mix well. Add salt to taste. Cook for few more minutes until all the ingredients are mixed well.

Step 5: Serve hot as a standalone dish or with bread.

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