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Chicken Noorjahani Recipe

Posted Date: 10-Mar-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Recipes    
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It is rich traditional mughlai non-vegetarian preparation. This chicken in white gravy, is really delicious and very easy to prepare. Non-vegetarian foody people should try this once you will like it for sure.


1 kg chicken
1 tsp salt
1 tsp aniseed (soufe)
8 pieces garlic
4-5 cloves
½ inch ginger
4 green chillies
1 cinnamon stick
3 brown cardamom
2 cups of whipped curd
6 tsp ghee / butter
3 finely chopped onions
3 bay leaves
½ cup milk
a pinch of saffron
½ tsp oil
5-6 almonds (for garnishing)


1. Grind together the green chillies, aniseed, ginger, garlic, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and salt with a little water and make a fine paste.

2. Prick the chicken with fork and add this paste to it.

3. Add whipped curd to the chicken and leave it to marinate for 2 hours at least.

4. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the bay leaves (tej patta) and onions (shredded) and saute on high flame till they turn golden- brown.

5. In another pan, warm the milk, add some saffron, stir gently and keep aside.

6. Add the marinated chicken to the sauteed onions. Let it cook on high flame for 5-6 minutes.

7. Now pour the milk into the chicken and cook on low flame for 30-40 minutes.

8. Roast almonds with a dash of oil for a few mins.

9. Garnish with the roasted almonds. Serve hot.

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