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January 10, 2013

Chicken Nizami

This special and traditional dish of Chicken which is unique due to its taste ,  with a flurry of aromatic masalas, luscious add-ons, creams and chicken, this recipe lives up to its name. Goes well with naans  and rotis .

1 tbsp hot milk
1/4 cup  Canola oil
1 medium onion-chopped
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 

2 bay leaves
1 1/2 kg chicken-cut into 8 pieces
1/2 cup water
4 green chillies
1/4 cup coconut-soaked in 1/2 a cup of hot water
coriander leaves-roughly chopped
4 tbsp yogurt-whipped   

1/4 tsp saffron 

4 tbsp cream-whipped  
Grind to Paste:
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp poppy seeds 

3 cardamoms
4 cloves
2 inch piece of cinnamon 
10 dried red chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
Cooking time and calories:
Preparation Time : 15 Minutes
Cooking time: 30 Minutes
Calories :  About 195 calories per 100gms
Step1Grind all the spices  to a fine paste including coconut powder .
Step 2: Extract the milk from the soaked coconut and set aside. 
Step 3: Heat the saffron for 2 seconds, crush it, and then soak in hot milk. 
 Step 4: Chop the onions and fry the onions till it is golden-brown. 
Step 5: Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes. 
 Step 6: Add the ground masala  paste and bay leaves. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. 
Step 7: Add the chicken pieces and 1/2 a cup of water and continue cooking, for approximately 20 minutes, over a low heat. 
Step 8: When the chicken is almost cooked, add the coconut milk, green chillies, coriander leaves and whipped  yogurt. 
Step 9: Cook till the chicken is tender. Add the cream (whipped) and saffron and simmer for 2 minutes.

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