Chicken Bihari boti, bihari kabab, and more, you will just fall in love with all these recipes. So, without any further ado, let’s learn how to make them in the comfort of our own house. Let’s get started.
What is the first dish that comes to your mind when someone says Bihari cuisine? Litti Chokha would probably be the only answer we are likely to get. But you know what? Bihar’s cuisine is far more than this. If you dig deeper into this cuisine, you will get to know what all dishes are left to be noticed. From dal pitha to chana ghugni, kadhi badi and malpua, there is a myriad of hidden gems that are worth trying! And if you are a chicken lover, then trust us, Bihari cuisine is heaven for you all. Chicken Bihari boti, bihari kabab, and more, you will just fall in love with all these recipes. So, without any further ado, let’s learn how to make them in the comfort of our own house.
Here’re 5 Bihari-Style Chicken Recipes You Must Try:
1. Chicken Bihari Boti – Our Recommendation
Let’s kick-start the list with our favourite recipe. We are sure that once you try this, there’s no going back. In this recipe, chicken boti is marinated with the involvement of raw papaya, yogurt and aromatic spices. Then the chicken pieces are grilled until smoky and perfectly cooked.
In this kebab recipe, the marination is done with the involvement of raw papaya, yogurt and aromatic spices and then the chicken is grilled to perfection. A side of garlic naan or parathas with this recipe is sure to be a delicious weekend meal you’ll crave over and over again! Let’s quickly start with the recipe.
Ingredients of Chicken Bihari Boti
- 500 gms Boneless chicken breast, cut into cubes
- 1/2 tbsp Ginger paste
- 1/2 tbsp Garlic paste
- 1 tbsp Grated raw papaya
- 1 tsp Red chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
- 1 tbsp Besan
- 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Cumin powder
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1/2 cup Curd
- 1/2 tbsp Turmeric
- 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
How to Make Chicken Bihari Boti
2. Bihari Kabab
Here we bring you another kebab recipe that is sure to get you hooked. In this recipe, juicy and succulent chunks of chicken are marinated in the flavours of yogurt and poppy seed paste and then barbecued until golden and delicious. Click here for the complete recipe of Bihari Kabab.
Juicy chunks of chicken marinated in the flavors of yoghurt and poppy seed paste and then barbecued untill golden.
Ingredients of Bihari Kebab
- 200 gms boneless chicken pieces
- 2-3 tbsp curd
- 1 tbsp green chili paste
- 2 tbsp ginger- garlic paste
- 1/2 tbsp salt
- 3-4 tbsp mustard oil
- 1 tbsp poppy seed paste
- 1 tbsp onion paste
- 1 tbsp garam masala powder
How to Make Bihari Kebab
3. Bihari Chicken Rumali Roll
There’s nothing better than indulging in rolls as an evening snack. They are quick, easy and also very scrumptious. This chicken Bihari rumali roll has the perfect blend of spices, herbs, and butter, and with a smoky chicken flavour.
So, if you are looking to cook something new and surprise your family, you cannot miss out on this recipe. Once you make these rolls, pair them with spicy chutney and onion rings for maximum indulgence. If you wish to, you can also simply have the chicken and rumali separately, as they will taste equally indulgent.
Bihari Chicken Rumali Roll: Here’s How To Make Bihari Chicken Rumali Roll
Let’s begin by preparing the chicken. Firstly, cut the onion in half, grate one half, and slice the other half finely. Fry the sliced onions until golden brown and then remove and crush completely. Now add both the fried/crushed onions and grated onions, along with spices. Then add the chicken pieces and mix to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight to marinate. Next, cook this chicken in a pan or grill it.
Till this cooks, make the rumali roti. Mix the wheat flour and refined flour together, and knead into a soft, sticky dough. Shape the dough into small roundels and cook it on upside-down tawa.
Once the chicken is ready, place it between the rumali roti, roll it and relish!
4. Bihari-style Chicken Curry
Bihari-style chicken curry can change the dinner game in just a matter of minutes. This curry contains the goodness of the potato, and the meatiness of the chicken, making it a must-have for chicken and potato lovers.
This curry has the goodness of the potato and the meatiness of the chicken, making it a must-have for chicken and potato lovers.
Ingredients of Aloo Chicken Curry
- 1 Stick Cinnamon Stick
- 5 Green Cardamoms
- 5 Cloves
- 10 Black Peppercorns
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 4 Onions (finely chopped)
- to taste Salt
- 1 kg Chicken
- 3 Potatoes (diced)
- 2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
- 2 Tomatoes (finely chopped)
- 1 cup Yogurt
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1 and a half tbsp Red Chilli Powder
- 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
- 5 Green Chillies (slit)
- 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
- 1 litre Water
- Coriander Leaves (chopped)
How to Make Aloo Chicken Curry
5. Litti Chicken
The last one is litti along with chicken curry. In this recipe, litti is broken into pieces and tawa-fried along with chicken curry. You have to prepare both these recipes separately and then stir fry over a tawa for 2-3 minutes.
Litti is a popular snack of Bihar made with sattu. This version is filled with spices and baked. It is served with baingan ka chokha.
Ingredients of Litti
- Oven temp: 400 F- 200 C
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup ghee
- 1 tsp salt (in cold water to mix) and oil for deep-frying
- For the filling:
- 1 cup sattu (powdered roasted gram)
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1/8 tsp asafoetida
- 3/4 tsp garam masala
- 3/4 tsp chilli powder
- 2 tbsp fennel seeds, powdered
- 2 tsp coriander seeds, powdered
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 tsp aamchoor (dried mango powder)