Chicken cooked in yoghurt

This is another lovely easy dinner. Marinade the night before, pop into the oven an hour or so before dinner and voila, you have a yummy chicken curry, no cooking smells. The yoghurt splits whilst cooking in the oven but produces a delicious gravy Serve with some roti and Indian roasted potatoes.

PREP TIME 20 minutes

COOK TIME 60 minutes



  • 800g Chicken cut into 3-inch chunks. I try to use a mixture of thigh and breast.
  • 400g plain yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoons ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon green chilli paste
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper


In a large casserole dish mix all the ingredients.

Cover tightly with foil and bake for about 1 hour at 160 degrees. Stir halfway through cooking time to separate the chicken pieces.

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