Oil Free Mustard Chicken


Hello and welcome friends once again. Today I’m going to share a recipe of a special chicken curry made with mustard and it is really a delicious one. It is creative and has all the nutrition you need to make you healthy and hearty too.


  1. Chicken – 250 gms.
  2. Yellow Mustard – 50 gms.
  3. Onions – 2.
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tsp.
  5. Kasuri Methi – 1 tsp.
  6. Salt – According to taste.
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  8. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  9. Tomato Puree – 1 tbsp.
  10. Yoghurt – 2 tbsp.
  11. Chicken Masala – 2 tsp.
  12. Coriander Powder – 2 tsp.
  13. Cumin Powder – 2 tsp.
  14. Garam Masala – 2 tsp.

For the tempering :

  1. Bay Leaf – 2.
  2.  Black mustard- 1 tsp.


Step 1 

Wash the chicken. Chop the onions finely.

Step 2 

Take a kadhai, add black mustard, bay leaf to it. When it splutters add the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry for two minutes.

Step 3 

Now add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, chicken masala and fry again. Now add the tomato puree and yoghurt.

IMG-3516.JPGStep 4 

Now add the mustard paste and fry for not more than two minutes. The amount of mustard paste should be less only as there are so many other masalas also in the dish. Add the garam masala and fry again. Add water to the gravy and simmer on low flame. Lastly, sprinkle some kasuri methi and mix everything well.

Our oil-free Mustard Chicken curry is ready. You may garnish it with fresh cilantro, fresh cream. Serve it with tandoori rotis, naan, fried rice etc. This is a nutritious and healthy dish which has not even one drop of oil in it.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!


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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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