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Masala Pechdar Marghi

  Green cardamom 4
  Fresh coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken 1 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Saffron 1 Gram
  Onions 2 Large
  Green chilies 4
  Red chilies 4
  Cardamom 4
  Cinnamon piece 1 Inch
  Cloves 6
  Black peppercorns 20
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Mint 2 Tablespoon
  Coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Black cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Black mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon

1. Wash the chicken pieces well. Discard the neck and fine bones near the breast. Marinate in salt and set aside.
2. Broil the saffron on an iron skillet and crumble it into a cup of hot water.
3. Grind the whole long masala list with half a cup of water till it is very soft.
4. Heat three tablespoons ghee in a large vessel over medium flame. Drop in the chicken pieces and fry till red. Lower the flame, cover and allow the chicken to roast in its own juices for seven minutes. Add the ground masala and stir non-stop for ]0 minutes. Add the coconut milk and saffron, taste for salt and place on a low flame for 15 minutes. Serve with rice and papads.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 655 Calories from Fat 362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.2%

Saturated Fat 18.6 g93.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 174.2 mg58.1%

Sodium 244.9 mg10.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.2%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 64.1%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 20.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Masala Pechdar Marghi Recipe