Friday, May 25, 2012

Chicken Masrur

I want to cook something different type of chicken for dinner.So I entered the kitchen and opened the over head cabinet and saw phool makhana then I planned to cook chicken with makhana.When served in a plate it was looking delicious.After preparing chicken I was so happy that's why gave this recipe the name Chicken Masrur.The word Masrur means happy.

Ingredients :
  • 1/2 kg chicken pieces
  • 12 phool makhana
  • 4 cashews
  • 2 tablespoon chili flakes
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 handfull fried onion
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek leaves
  • 6 tablespoon butter (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 yellow,1/4 orange,1/4 red pepper(thinly sliced)
  • salt to taste
How to prepare :
  1. Heat 2 tablespoon butter in a pan.
  2. Add thinly sliced peppers,sprinkle salt.
  3. Saut 2 mints until just tender,keep aside.
  4. In the same pan add 1 tablespoon butter,fry cashews and phool makhana.
  5. Remove in a mixing bowl,add chili flakes,tomato and grind into a smooth paste.
  6. Again in the same pan heat 1 tablespoon butter.
  7. Add chicken and fry for 5 mints.
  8. Remove chicken and in the same pan heat remaining butter.
  9. Add ginger-garlic paste,stir fry for 2-3 mints.
  10. Add makhana paste,fry for 2 mints,then add chicken,salt,fried onion and garam masala.
  11. Cook until chicken is soft.
  12. Turn off the heat,add 1/2 fried pepper and fenugreek leaves,mix well.
  13. Add remaining pepper before serving.

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  1. Looks yum

  2. I'm forever looking for new ways of preparing chicken curry, since it's most cooked dish in my house. Will try this one.

  3. It looks delicious, must be tastieeee..e too.., will try sometime.

  4. Looks so delicious and loved the recipe name.. Best wishes :)
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