Boneless Chicken Handi Recipe

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chicken handi
Mix cashew nuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and green chillies.
Make a paste.

how to make chicken handi recipe
Add yogurt, ginger garlic paste, cream, black pepper powder, white pepper powder and cashew paste. Mix well and then add chicken
pieces, mix well again. Place aside for 20 to 30 minutes.

chicken handi step by step
Heat oil and butter in a pan.

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Once butter is melted, add marinated chicken, mix well and cook.

boneless handi recipe
Once chicken water is dried, and oil appears in the pan, add green chillies and green coriander. Cook on steam (dam).

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Delicious spicy chicken handi is ready.

How to Make Creamy Chicken Handi (in English)


  • Chicken Breast: 1 kg
  • Yogurt: 1 cup
  • Butter: 50 grams
  • Oil: 1/2 cup
  • Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tbsp
  • Cashew Nuts: 12 pcs
  • Green Chillies: 10-12 pcs
  • Green Coriander: 1/2 cup
  • Cream: 1/2 cup
  • Poppy Seeds: 1 tbsp
  • Black Pepper Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Sesame Seeds: 2 tbsp
  • Salt: as required
  • White Pepper Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Large Green Chillies: 2-3 pcs


  1. Grind cashew nuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and green chillies together and make a paste.
  2. Mix yogurt, ginger garlic paste, cream, black pepper, white pepper and cashew nuts paste (made in previous paste).
  3. Add chicken pieces and mix well.
  4. Place aside for marination for 20 to 30 min.
  5. Heat oil and butter in pan until butter is melted.
  6. Once butter melts, add marinated chicken, mix and cook.
  7. After cooking for some time, check if water is dried and layer of oil appears, add green chillies and coriander.
  8. Delicious chicken spicy handi is ready.

Chicken boneless handi recipe provides you a tasteful gravy chicken dish to enjoy in your meals. Chicken handi got popular in Pakistan in last two decades when it was introduced by several restaurants. It became famous as handi due to it's different cooking style. It's thick soft taste reminds foodies to come back to it.

After heavy demand of recipe of boneless chicken handi, top-notch Pakistani chefs like chef Zubaida Tariq, chef Gulzar Hussain, chef Rida Aftab, chef Zakir and chef Shireen Anwar, all shared chicken masala handi recipe as per their respective styles. is sharing a step by step recipe for preparing a delicious chicken handi at home. Find the recipe and enjoy the delish in it.

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  • Rimsha, Karachi
  • Nov 12, 2018

Boneless chicken handi is by far the most delicious recipe that I have ever tasted so far. My fiancee is from Pakistan and this birthday I am going to surprise her by making her this. Wish me luck!

  • Taylor , California, USA
  • Sep 05, 2018

Nice chicken boneless, it gives an amazing taste. I would love to eat my own cooked chicken handi , thanks I shall make and serve it with chutney, naan and chapati. I have made some similar dishes before but now I would like to try this one.

  • Hania, Faisalabad
  • Nov 21, 2017

Wow this is a delicious handi, amazing one. I saw this recipe when you shared it on facebook, i saved that post on the facebook. today i got the time and so I decided to make it today. It's looking very delicious.

  • Yusra, Khanpur
  • Nov 13, 2017

I wanted to make chicken handi then my elder sister told me to follow your recipes as they are good for 0 level chefs who are just new to cooking because you explain each and everything in fine way

  • Suboohi, Wah Cantt.
  • Jul 08, 2017

This chicken handi was amazingly superb ad astonishingly tasty. I really liked it very much. I must say that everything you teach us is really outstanding and wonderful. So thanks a lot for the delicious, tasty and outclass recipe of chicken handi. Thank you 

  • islam, rawalpindi
  • Jun 30, 2017

It was a wonderful experience trying chicken handi recipe at my hostel for my friends. All of my friends liked it so much. I am very grateful to you for this delicious and amazing recipe.

  • Yasmin, Turbat
  • Jun 22, 2017

To give all the proteins in one whole dish can easily be done by following this recipe to make boneless chicken handi. It was a superb, awesome and healthy experience to try this.

  • Durdana, Rohri
  • Jun 20, 2017

thank you for uploading this step by step guide for boneless chicken handi, well I must say black pepper add taste to this. Do add this

  • yasmeen, bombay
  • Jun 14, 2017

Chicken handi is literally a recipe worth trying by all the ladies for their family so that in this way a full way of nutrition can be given to them.

  • Kajal, Lahore
  • Jun 12, 2017

It was really an awfully good practice of trying it for the first time in the life. I am grateful to you for such a brilliant recipe. A really enjoyable experience to make boneless chicken handi.

  • qudsiyah, Quetta
  • Jun 06, 2017

Making boneless chicken handi was never so easy to prepare before you. Amazingly superb idea of making it!!! It is really “amazing” in true sense of words.

  • Naheed, Isb
  • Jun 04, 2017

My elder sister is an army and she came back home after 6 months and I surprised her with boneless chicken handi. She was so happy to taste the love of homemade boneless chicken handi. Thank you.

  • Ameena, Mia Channu
  • May 29, 2017

the idea of making boneless chicken handi is indeed a superb idea. I will must try it and then I will let you know about its taste after trying it. I hope it would be the best

  • sadia, sahiwal
  • May 25, 2017

it was so good. All of your recipes are so cool. One can easily follow all of the steps. You should make some videos of all these recipes and upload them somewhere.

  • Rahila, rawalpindi
  • May 19, 2017

It’s a great pleasure for me to try new and innovative recipes. Thank you so very much for providing me with new recipes like boneless chicken handi and kindly keep on sharing new recipes.

  • yasmeen, bombay
  • May 18, 2017

I just want to say that your website is very helpful for household women they learn a lot from it and can impress their husband and in-laws.

  • Raheel, Lahore
  • May 12, 2017

Now here is the boneless chicne handi recipe available which has the delicious taste with much spice who make this dish more delicious

  • sania, karachi
  • Apr 26, 2017

Last weekend i have visited with my office colleague to Shinwari highway restaurant and tested the recipe , The taste was really fantastic and yammy . Now i will try it myself on coming Saturday.

  • Raheel, KARACHI
  • Mar 23, 2017

I don't know your language. Please write it in English. Please

  • Nadia Shawket , Bagdad
  • Jan 19, 2017

Apki recipe bht achi lagi me zaror try krn gi thanks alot for sharing recipe. K&Ns ke chicken nuggets ki recipe share kren plz

  • Amina, Okara
  • Jan 19, 2017

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