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Murg Makhmali Zaikedar

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the name is fair enough
  Chicken with bones 500 Gram, cut into small pieces
  Cardamom powder 15 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Green chilly paste 15 Gram
  Milk 1 Liter
  Black pepper powder 10 Gram
  Ginger paste 15 Gram
  Saffron 1 Gram
  Cinnamon powder 5 Gram
  Rose water 5 Drop
  Mint leaves 10 Gram, finely chopped
  Silver leaves 1 Teaspoon (for garnish)
  Nutmeg powder 1 Pinch
  Cream 50 Gram
  Caraway seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Red chili flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon (for tempering)

1. put the milk on heat & let it boil.
2. marinate the chicken with all the spices excluding silver leaves, mint, & rose water for 2hrs.
3. after two hrs. put the marinated chicken in a deep pan along with milk & start simmering. simmer it for around 90 minutes till the chicken is slightly mushy.
4. add the rose water .
5. in a wok add 1 tspn of ghee
6. when it is hot add caraway seeds first And then the chilly flakes & finally the copped mint. fry it till mint is crisp.
7. pour the chicken in a serving platter topped with mint & caraway temperings.
8.garnish the dish with silver leaves & serve hot with naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Meaty, Creamy
Slow Cooked
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
this chicken dish was actually derived from what we say korma but indeed the light flavor of saffron & cardamoms make it really good.
the tasty silk chicken

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1060 Calories from Fat 551

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.4%

Saturated Fat 27.6 g137.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 259.5 mg86.5%

Sodium 818 mg34.1%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.3%

Sugars 35.3 g

Protein 71 g141.2%

Vitamin A 51.9% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 75.2% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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