Chicken Bhuna Recipe

Discover the rich, aromatic flavors of traditional Indian cuisine with our Chicken Bhuna recipe. This classic dish, famous for its intensely concentrated spices and thick, tantalizing sauce, offers an enticing blend of tender chicken and aromatic spices. As a staple in Indian households, Chicken Bhuna is a hearty, satisfying dish that combines succulent chicken pieces with a savory medley of spices. Follow our simple, step-by-step guide to creating this aromatic and flavorful dish that will transport your taste buds straight to the heart of India.

Chicken Bhuna Recipe:

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40

minutes Serving: 4


  • 500g chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander for garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions, garlic, and ginger, and sauté until the onions are golden brown.
  3. Add the garam masala, turmeric, and chili powder to the pan, stirring to combine.
  4. Add the chicken pieces to the pan, ensuring they’re coated with the spice mixture.
  5. Cook the chicken until browned on all sides.
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes and salt, then cover the pan and let simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with basmati rice or naan bread.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 355 kcal
  • Protein: 26g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbs: 15g
  • Fiber: 4g