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Khushbudar Marghi

  Chicken 1 Kilogram
  Saffron 1 Gram
  Cream 200 Gram
  Green cardamoms 3
  Bay leaves 4
  Star anise 3
  Whole black peppercorns 10
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Inch
  Rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cashewnuts 100 Gram
  Fennel seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Mace 1 Tablespoon
  Coconut 1
  Salt To Taste
  Ghee 2 Teaspoon

1. Cut the chicken into decent sized pieces, marinate with salt and set aside.
2. Grind the spices finely with a little water.
3. Take a heavy bottomed vessel and place three tablespoons ghee in it. When hot add bay leaves, cardamoms, cinnamon, black peppercorns and rosemary powder. Lower flame and stir for two minutes. Add the finely ground masala and stir for seven minutes till cooked. Add the chicken pieces and mix vigorously for six minutes. Add all the coconut milk in a dribble to the pan. Heat the saffron on a griddle and crumble it onto the chicken and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
4. Beat the cream and add it slowly to the cooked chicken till it is one with the gravy. Serve in a flat dish and cover with silver leaf.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 621 Calories from Fat 350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g62.2%

Saturated Fat 21.6 g108.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.9 mg29.6%

Sodium 192.1 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.1%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 31 g62.9%

Vitamin A 4.7% Vitamin C 5.8%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 25.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Khushbudar Marghi Recipe