Chicken Maharani

Ingredients

  • 600 gm chicken
  • 3 tbsp curd
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp kasoori methi
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 big onions + 1 small onion
  • 1.5” piece ginger
  • 8-10 garlic cloves
  • 5 green chillies
  • 10 almonds
  • 10 cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp oil

Method –

  1. Marinate the chicken with curd, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp kasuri methi, Kashmiri red chilli powder and ginger garlic paste.
  2. Mix well and set it aside for 3 hours.
  3. In a blender jar, add 1 small onion, ginger piece, garlic cloves and green chillies.
  4. Add a little water and make a fine paste.
  5. Heat oil in a pan
  6. Add 2 big chopped onions.
  7. Fry the onions till light brown and then add the ground paste.
  8. Sauté till the oil leaves and then add the marinated chicken.
  9. Fry the chicken on medium flame.
  10. Lower the heat, cover with a lid and cook.
  11. In the meantime, roast the coriander, cumin and fennel seeds till aromatic and then grind to a fine powder.
  12. Add this masala except 1 tsp to the pan. Mix well.
  13. Lower the heat and cook.
  14. Make a paste of almonds, cashews and 1/2 cup milk
  15. Pour this mixture into the pan.
  16. Add another 1/2 cup of milk.
  17. Adjust salt if required.
  18. Add chilli flakes and 1 tsp kasuri methi.
  19. Also add the remaining roasted masala powder
  20. Mix well and turn off the flame.

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