Zafrani Chicken

Another variation of chicken curry using saffron for color and flavor.
Fairly difficult

Zafrani Chicken
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 kilo(s) chicken
  • 1 cup(s) yogurt
  • 4 lemons
  • 1 red bell pepper (capsicum), cut in long, thin slices
  • 1 green chili, cut in long, thin slices
  • 1 tablespoon(s) ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) zaffron
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 4 boiled potatoes
  • 1 cup(s) green peas, boiled
  • 1 cup(s) baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon(s) salt, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cooking oil

Zafrani Chicken Directions

  1. Clean and wash chicken and apply lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste and keep covered for an hour.
  2. Mash the boiled potatoes and mix carrot, peas, pepper powder, salt and butter and fill in the chicken and tie it tightly with thread.
  3. Now apply all the other masalas including zafran and put in a baking pan and bake for 15 minutes or till tender.