Chicken Nizami Recipe

Chicken Nizami

Chicken Nizami is a wonderful chicken dish that is cooked with cashew nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, coconut, yogurt, and spices and garnished with coriander, lemons, garam masala that really makes this a mouthwatering and rich chicken dish that all must try. This is one recipe that I loved to make because of it’s unusual taste. Check it out the Chicken Nizami recipe here!!

Chicken Nizami Recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 20 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 50 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 4 [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Medium[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1-1/2 Kg Chicken, cut into 8 large pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut, soaked In 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 4 green chilies, thinly sliced
  • 2 Inch piece Of cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 tablespoon yogurt
  • 4 tablespoon whipped cream
  • 1 tablespoon hot milk
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron
  • few coriander leaves, finely chopped

Dry Masala:
(Grind all of them)

  • 2 tablespoon coconut desiccated
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 10 dried red chilies

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Put together all the ingredients from the cumin seeds to the cinnamon and grind to a fine paste.

Step 2

Extract the milk from the soaked coconut and set aside.

Step 3

Heat the saffron for 2 seconds in the microwave or on a griddle, crush it, and soak it in the hot milk.

Step 4

Heat the oil and fry the onion till it is golden-brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

Add the ground paste and bay leaves. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Put in the chicken pieces and 1/2 a cup of water and continue cooking, for approximately 20 minutes, over a low heat.

Step 7

When the chicken is almost cooked, add the coconut milk, green chillies,coriander leaves and yoghurt. Cook till the chicken is tender.

Step 8

Add the cream and saffron. Simmer for 3 minutes. Chicken Nizami is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with rice or naan!

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