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Chicken Mughlai

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1 whole chicken (about 1 kg)
1/4 cup oil
2 onions, sliced
1 tbsp chopped ginger
2 tbsp chopped garlic
6-8 dry red chillies
1 tsp tumeric powder
1 1/4 cups curd, whisked
4 black cardamoms
6 cloves
2 inch stick cinnamon
3 bay leaves
1/2 cup cashew nuts, ground to a paste
1 lime (juice)
1 egg
1/4 egg chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste

1. Wash and clean the chicken and cut into 8 pieces.
2. Heat the oil in a pan and lightly brown the onions.
3. Drain onions, remove from pan and grind along with the ginger, garlic, red chillies and turmeric.
4. Mix half the ground spices with the curd and rub into the chicken.
5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add the whole spices and bay leaves. Fry for a minute and pour this over the chicken.
6. Heat the remaining oil and add the remaining ground spices. Fry until the oil floats on top.
7. Add the chicken and fry for 5-7 minutes until dry.
8. Pour in 1 cup water and cook until the chicken is tender.
9. Mix in cashew nut paste, stir once and remove from the heat.
10. Add lime juice and beaten egg and stir well until the egg coagulates and disperses in the gravy.
11. Garnish with the coriander leaves and serve hot with tandoori rotis.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.


Deepali August 7, 2009 - 5:10 am

Your receipe dose not contain salt, have you missed on it?

Praveen Kumar August 7, 2009 - 5:38 am

Add salt to taste 🙂


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