Street Style Chicken Yakhni Soup

This Street Style Chicken Yakhni is a must try this winter. Its just like what you find at the streets only hygienic and healthier when made at home. Also famous by the name of Peshawari Chicken Yakhni. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Desi chicken 600g (cut into 4 pieces)
  • Adrak (Ginger) crushed 1 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 1 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 medium
  • Tez paat (Bay leaf) 1
  • Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 3
  • Sabut kali Mirch (Black peppercorns) 12-13
  • Laung (Cloves) 4-5
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) 1 tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Saunf (Fennel seeds) ¼ tsp
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Kali Mirch (Black pepper) crushed 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Fresh turmeric (Kachi Haldi) 1 tsp Substitute: Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Chicken cubes 2
  • Water 2 liters or as required
  • Anday (Eggs) boiled
  • Kali Mirch (Black pepper) crushed


In a pot, add cooking oil & heat it.

Add desi chicken & mix well until it changes color.

Add ginger, garlic, mix well & cook for a minute.

Add onion,bay leaf,cinnamon sticks,black peppercorns,cloves,coriander seeds,cumin seeds,fennel seeds,green cardamoms,black pepper crushed,salt,fresh turmeric,chicken cubes & mix well.

Add water and mix well, bring it to boil and remove scum then cover & cook on medium flame until chicken is tender and stock is reduced to half (approx. 1.5 hours).

Now strain the stock with the help of the strainer, reserve chicken for serving & discard the leftover.

In a serving bowl, add boiled chicken and prepared Peshawari stock.

Garnish with boiled egg, sprinkle black pepper crushed & serve hot!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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