Chicken Dak Bungalow | How to Make Chicken Dak Bungalow | Chicken Recipes

Chicken Dak Bungalow | How to Make Chicken Dak Bungalow | Chicken Recipes
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Chicken Dak Bungalow is a heritage recipe from the British era. Dak stands for postal system. During the British rule over India, dak bungalows were built to host as the resting place for the British officers and guests within the country.

Many of these buildings had a cook-cum-attendant who used to cook and serve food for the guests. The attendant would cook delicious fowl curry using chicken, eggs and vegetables etc. Over the time, this delicious fowl curry came to be known as Dak Bungalow Curry.

Chicken Dak Bungalow | How to Make Chicken Dak Bungalow | Chicken Recipes

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 50 min Cook Time 35 min Rest Time 15 min Total Time 1 hr 40 mins Servings: 2 Calories: 279 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Chicken Dak Bungalow is a heritage recipe from the British era which is made with chicken, eggs, potato, curd and spices.


For marination-

For making gravy-


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  1. At first, clean chicken pieces thoroughly.

  2. Then slice onion and green chili.

  3. Now chop tomato into cubes and make paste with ginger-garlic in a mixer grinder. 

  4. Then cut potato into halves and boil egg.


  1. Now marinate chicken pieces with Curd, Turmeric powder, Salt, Cumin powder, Coriander powder, Red chili powder and Mustard oil.

  2. Keep it for 30 mins.

Making Gravy-

  1. Now heat oil in a deep pan. Fry potato pieces & eggs.

  2. Then add whole garam masala spices.

  3. When it sizzles, add sliced onion and salt. Fry onion until it turns golden.

  4. Now add sliced green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Fry until the raw smell goes away from ginger garlic paste.

  5. Then add chopped tomato pieces. Fry until it turns mushy.

  6. Now add all the marinated chicken pieces. Mix well with the masala.

  7. Then add fried potato pieces and eggs.

  8. Now add warm water and mix well.

  9. Cover the pan and cook until it is done.

  10. Now Chicken Dak Bungalow is ready to serve and serve with rice or roti. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 279
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g10%
Total Carbohydrate 5.7g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g7%
Protein 51g102%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only and not certified by the nutritionist or registered dietitian. Any nutritional information on this site should only be used as a general guideline. Statements within this site have not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.


  • Cook this recipe at medium heat.
  • Use fresh ingredients for better taste.
  • After cooking, wait for at least 15 minutes for better taste.
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Hi, I’m Dipaboli Sarkar, the Author & Editor of this food blog. I have a passion for cooking and that is the reason why I have created this food blog. In this blog, I will showcase various recipes so that people get to know the art of making it.

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