Quick & healthy chicken stew recipe - a yummy stew recipe

By  Moumita Paul

Quick & healthy Chicken stew recipe


4 people


Indian Bengali


30 minutes



Ingredients of chicken stew

Chicken, Carrot, Papaya(raw), Potatoes, Green beans, Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Butter, Vegetable oil, Black pepper, Salt & Water. Whole Black peppercorns, Cloves, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Bay leaves for tempering in oil.

Clean & wash chicken, peel out & cut the carrot, papaya(raw), potatoes. Cut the beans into halves.


Making chicken stew

Cooking stew in pressure cooker 

Heat a pressure cooker with butter & oil, add whole spices for tempering, Add onion cubes, sauté until petals are separated.

Adding chicken

Add crushed ginger-garlic in cooker, little sauté, add chicken pieces, mix it with spices, cook it for a min.

Adding vegetables

Add long cut carrots, papaya, beans & cube cut potatoes to the cooker one by one and stir them well. Cook it for a min.

Pressure cooking stew

Add salt & crushed pepper, stir well, add water, raise the flame on high to make a quick boil in stew, Pressure cook it for medium to high heat with one whistle. 

Perfectly cooked veggies in stew

Remove the cooker's lid when it automatically release the pressure, check the veggies are perfectly cooked or not.

Chicken stew is ready

Add salt & pepper according the taste, boil it for 1-2 mins, lastly add small butter cubes, melt it down, turn off the heat. Chicken stew is ready.

Serve chicken stew with

Best to serve this chicken stew with bread toast or bun, even goes well with rice, noodles or dumplings in a cold winter night.

Thank you

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