Sunday, August 26, 2012

MUGHALAI CHICKEN

This is my version of mughalai chicken and my family and friends love it.So here I'm sharing this recipe.....

Ingredients:

  1. 8 pieces of bone-in chicken breast-thigh & drumstick combined or any one of your choice,it should not be boneless.
  2. 1/4 cup yogurt.
  3. ginger-garlic -green chilli paste 2 tsp.
  4. 1 small and 2 medium size onions.
  5. 2 boiled eggs.
  6. 1 tsp.roasted chana
  7. 2 strands saffron soaked in 1 tsp. milk.
  8. 3 whole red chilli
  9. 3 black cardamom
  10. 3 cloves
  11. 1/2' cinnamon
  12. 1/2 mace
  13. 3 kabobchini
  14. 1/2 tsp. shahjeera
  15. oil,mustard oil 2tbsp. & 1 tbsp. ghee
  16. 2 tsp. red chilli powder
  17. 1 tsp. corriander powder
  18. water
  19. salt
  20. (1 tsp. chironjee,2 tsp. grated coconut or coconut powder,3 almonds,1 tsp. poppy seeds,1 tbsp. cashew,2 green cardamom,1 black cardamom,1 clove,a tiny piece of cinnamon and roasted chana.....grind these in coffee grinder and keep aside.)

Procedure:

  1. In a nonstick pan with lid,heat oil.
  2. When it's hot,throw bay leaf and whole spices.
  3. Add 1 thinly sliced small onion and saute it till pink.
  4. Add marinated chicken pieces(chicken marinated for half an hour in yogurt,ginger-garlic-green chilli paste & salt).
  5. Also add red chilli powder,corriander powder and salt.
  6. Roughly chop rest of the onions and throw them in.
  7. Cover and cook stirring occasionally.
  8. When it's tender and done,it will leave oil.
  9. uncover and bhuno on slow heat.
  10. Add ghee and saffron milk.
  11. After 5 minutes,sprinkle grind nuts-spice mixture and 1/2 cup of water.
  12. Cook for 3-4 minutes and just add eggs cut inti halves.
  13. Cover.Turn off the heat.
  14. Serve with nan or chapatis and plain rice.

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