Malai chicken

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Total Time:
1 hour 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - tender chicken
  • 1/2 cup - tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup - thick yogurt
  • 1.5 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 cup - fried onions
  • 1 - green chilli, slit
  • 10- fresh mint leaves, very finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - chicken masala powder or biryani masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - kasuri methi
  • 1/4 cup - cream
  • Oil as needed
  • Dry spices: 1 - bay leaf
  • 3 - green cardamoms
  • 1/8 tsp poppy seeds1 inch - cinnamon stick
  • 4 - cloves
  • 1 strand - mace
  • A few - pepper corn
  • salt to taste.

How to Make Malai chicken

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add dry spices and saute, add half the quantity ginger garlic paste and saute
  • Add chicken and fry on high for 3 to 4 mins. Set this aside to cool
  • Add 1 tsp oil to the same pan, add pureed tomatoes and fry till almost dry.
  • Once cool, combine fried chicken, tomato puree, yogurt, fried onions, mint, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, turmeric, green chilli, red chilli powder, salt and half of chicken masala powder.
  • Marinate the chicken, set aside for at least 1 hour.
  • To prepare the gravy, heat butter or oil, add marinated chicken and cook on a very low flame, stirring occasionally.
  • Cook covered till the chicken turns tender. If needed add very little water while cooking.
  • Once the chicken is almost done, add the rest of the chicken masala powder, kasuri methi and cream. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves
  • Serve hot.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Indian Healthy Recipes

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