Tuesday, June 28, 2011

RED MUGHLAI CHICKEN


Mughlai cuisine is originated from imperial kitchen of the Mughal empire. It is strongly influenced by Persian and Turkish cuisines of Central Asia. Mughlai cuisine has a distinctive aroma and taste of ground and whole spices using butter, cream, nuts and dried fruit.

The recipe below is a fine example of such cuisine with addition of dry red chili which lends a fiery hot color to the dish. Can be enjoyed with pilaf, naan or even bread.

RED MUGHLAI CHICKEN
Servings   :   5-7

1 whole chicken (1.5kg) cut into 10-12
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

GRIND
10 dry chili soaked in hot water
5 cloves  garlic
1 in ginger
2 onion
1 TB  coriander seed
1 TB  cumin seed
5g whole almond- soak in hot water
5g cashew

4-5 TB oil/butter
2 in cinnamon stick
2 tomato chopped
4 cardamom pods, bruised
1  C water
2 onion sliced
coriander leaves

METHOD

Cut the chicken into small pieces, trim excess fat, cleaned then drained. Apply salt and turmeric, keep aside.

Heat the oil/butter, add in cinnamon and cardamom, fry until fragrant. Stir in onion and fry until golden brown.

Add in tomato, cook until soft. Stir in blended spices and salt, cook until oil start to separate.

Now add the chicken pieces, stir until color change and well coated with spices. Add water, stir and cover pot. Using medium heat, simmer until chicken  is cooked through for 20-30  minutes. If more gravy is required, do add  another cup of hot water.

Add more salt if required,  garnish with coriander leaves at the time of serving.


33 comments:

♥♥azatiesayang ♥♥ said...

Salam treat & Trick..singgah nak tapau red mughlai chicken tuh!nampak sedap!!

Madhura Manoj said...

Slurppp..Looks tempting & mouth watering.

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Kerull said...

Salam sis..wah hidangan maharaja dizaman silam ni...nak trylah nanti...

Priti said...

Yum ...looks delicious

purabi naha said...

That looks delicious and spicy. But I would avoid butter in the recipe. This dish is great with parathas and naan.

Ayu Safieza said...

T&T...miss ya n your homemade spicy meal, including this one....makan dgn roti pun sodaaap nih....

Ayu Safieza said...

T&T...miss ya n your homemade spicy meal, including this one....makan dgn roti pun sodaaap nih....

Vimitha Anand said...

Hot and spicy chicken curry looks so yum... would be great with naans...

kankana said...

I always enjoy the spicy taste of mughlai dishes. This looks delicious with all the spice combination used.

Muraligeetham said...

looks really delicious!!

Sheeba Asariah said...

omg looks delicious will def try it soon

Sheeba Asariah said...

omg looks delicious will def try it soon

Loveandcalories said...

Oh Wow!! Looks as perfect as u get in a restaurant!! ;)

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks so delicious lovely recipe as well:)

Priya said...

Mouthwatering here, simply inviting..

Joanne said...

That sauce sounds so good! Intensely flavorful!

Nitha said...

Flavorful chicken.. Spicy n yummy,...

Nitha said...

Flavorful chicken.. Spicy n yummy,...

Zareena said...

This looks very inviting. Loved the red colour. Bookmarked this.

Suja said...

Mouthwatering chicken..spicy and flavorful.

cik cek said...

Salam Treat & Trick...sedapnya menu ni...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very tempting chicken recipe. Looks so inviting.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Mouth watering recipe....spicy and delicious..

Kalyani said...

wow very tempting chicken curry .... looks so delicious .......

Krishnaveni said...

wow, looks so yumm, great party treat

Junia said...

this looks great!! very well marinated and delicious~!

Sarah Naveen said...

oh my!!! curry looks wonderful dearie!!! i wanna taste some now...look at the red color and the gravy..drools!!!

Uncle Lee said...

Hi Treat and Trick, that looks real good!
Can practically get the lovely spices scent.
First time read or hear about this too.
I guess this is finger food, not chopsticks, huh? Ha ha.
Have a nice day.
Lee.

kothiyavunu.com said...

Great recipe..Very delicious chicken.. drooling here.

divya said...

Slurppp..Looks tempting & mouth watering.

Plateful said...

Just one adjective - mouthwatering!! And I mean it...! :)

katrina said...

Wow, followed your link via Cooking Varieties.. 20 chicken dishes here!!

Will visit whenever I need to cook chicken, and this looks delicious!

Cheers

katrina said...

Hi,
Am going to try this dish tomorrow..... wish me luck!

Cheers