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Instant Pot Chicken Patiala

instant pot chicken patiala

Instant Pot Chicken Patiala

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  • 2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken thighs quartered
  • ¼ cup oil

Whole Spices

Ground Spices

Add later:

  • 1 onion cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup finely ground cashew powder
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon kasoori methi dried fenugreek leaves


  • 1 inch ginger julienned (cut into thin long strips)
  • 1 –2 green chilies chopped, to taste
  • Cilantro


  • Press sauté and once the pot is hot, add oil and whole spices. Once the cumin seeds brown, add ginger, garlic and green chili, stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add the chicken and ground spices and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add yogurt, mix well, then add the onion masala.
  • Secure lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 5 minutes at high pressure.
  • Naturally release pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Press the sauté button and add the remaining ingredients listed under “add later” and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the onions are slightly tender.
  • Top with julienned ginger, chopped green chilies and cilantro.


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