Chicken DoPiaza

A very popular Indian dish, this is the bengali version of the same. As the name suggests, doPiaza means double the onion or onions added twice.


  • Chicken – 500 gms        
  • Onions – 5, big – chopped finely
  • Vinegar – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger Paste – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
  • Green Chilli Paste – 1 tsp
  • Hung Curd – 100 gms
  • Salt and Sugar – As per taste
  • Mustard Oil – as required

Marinate the chicken with vinegar for one hour. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the onion slices till golden brown.

Add more oil and fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown.

Add ginger, garlic, green chilli paste, salt, turmeric and sugar. Add beaten curd and mix well.

Add the fried chicken pieces and coat well with the masala mixture. Add half of the fried onions and mix well.

Add a cup of hot water and let it simmer over low heat. Stir occasionally.

Cook till the chicken is done and the thick gravy is formed. Adjust the seasoning. Add the remaining fried onions and mix well. Serve hot.

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