Pista Chicken Recipe

Pista Chicken is a delicious and flavorful Indian dish made with tender chicken pieces cooked in a creamy pistachio sauce. The dish is rich in taste and has a unique nutty flavor from the pistachios. The chicken is marinated in a blend of spices and yogurt, then cooked in a creamy sauce made with ground pistachios, onions, and spices. It is a perfect dish to serve for special occasions or as a main course for a family dinner.

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Ingredients for Pista Chicken Recipe

  • 125 gram Chicken, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1/4 cup Unsalted Pistachios
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Paste
  • 1/4 tablespoon Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 cup Yogurt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as per your need Chopped Pistachios For Garnish

Directions: Pista Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender, grind together pistachios, onions, ginger, and garlic to make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 2.Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt, turmeric, red chili powder, and salt. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add the marinated chicken. Cook until the chicken is browned on all sides.
  • STEP 4.Add the pistachio paste and cook for a few minutes. Add water if needed to adjust the consistency of the sauce.
  • STEP 5.Cover the pan and let the chicken simmer on low heat until it is cooked through and the flavors are well blended.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with chopped pistachios and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use unsalted pistachios for the sauce to control the saltiness of the dish.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of heavy cream to the sauce.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, increase the amount of red chili powder according to your taste.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Pista Chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve Pista Chicken with naan, rice, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
383
calories per serving
24 g Fat26 g Protein15 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    24g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    196mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    1341mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    66mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    27mg
  • Vitamin E
    8mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    138mg
  • Manganese
    5mg
  • Phosphorus
    345mg
  • Selenium
    28mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp