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Shahi Chicken

Shahi Chicken is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
Category :
Non-Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Slow Cook
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
5 hours
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :

Ingredients

2 pounds - Chicken ( skinless and boneless) or 6 leg pieces (skinless)

2 tbsp - oil

1 - large onion, finely chopped

2 tsp - Tomato paste

2 tsp - Poppy Seeds powder

2 tsp - Cashewnut powder

10-15 strands - Saffron

2 tsp - Milk

1 cup - hot water

Ingredients to marinade:

2 tbsp - thick Curd

2 tsp - Dhania powder

2 tsp - Cumins seed powder

1 tsp - Ginger paste

1 tsp - Garlic paste

1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder

2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

salt to taste

Method

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces in marinade for 4-5 hrs.
  2. Heat oil in vessel and add onions.
  3. Stir fry until onion become light brown in colour.
  4. After onion gets fried, add tomato paste, cashewnut powder, poppy seed powder and fry for 2-3 mins on low flame.
  5. After that, add chicken and keep mixing with the masala. When chicken dries, add hot water.
  6. Cook the chicken on low flame for 20-25 mins or till chicken is well done. Keep stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the saffron in milk and mix with chicken, keep on low flame for 2 mins.
  8. For garnishing, sprinkle some chopped coriander leaves and some fried onions.
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