Saturday, January 31, 2009

Mughalai Chicken


1/2 kg boneless chicken cut into med size pieces

For marinate

2 " piece ginger

8-10 garlic flakes

8 dry red chillies

4 cloves

1" piece cinnamon

1 tsp cumin seeds

1/4 cup hung curd

salt to taste

Other ingredients

2 large onions sliced

2-3 sprigs of curry leaves

2 tbsp oil

2 tsp ghee

coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Grind all the ingredients stated under marinate without adding water
  • Marinate the chicken with ground paste and refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan and fry onion till dark brown,then add curry leaves
  • Add the marinated chicken and fry till the ghee oozes out
  • Add 1/2 cup water and cook till done,add salt if needed
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice