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!!
[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
(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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Put together all the ingredients from the cumin seeds to the cinnamon and grind to a fine paste.
Extract the milk from the soaked coconut and set aside.
Heat the saffron for 2 seconds in the microwave or on a griddle, crush it, and soak it in the hot milk.
Heat the oil and fry the onion till it is golden-brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes.
Add the ground paste and bay leaves. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
Put in the chicken pieces and 1/2 a cup of water and continue cooking, for approximately 20 minutes, over a low heat.
When the chicken is almost cooked, add the coconut milk, green chillies,coriander leaves and yoghurt. Cook till the chicken is tender.
Add the cream and saffron. Simmer for 3 minutes. Chicken Nizami is ready to serve.
- Serve with rice or naan!
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