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Chicken Badami

Category: Main Dish

Ingredients :
Chicken 1 (about 700 gms)
Fresh Youhurt 300 gms
Almonds 100 gms
Onion 3 medium
Garlic Paste 1 tsp
Ginger Paste 2 tsp
Red Chilly Powder 2 tsp
Ghee 2 tbsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Salt as per your taste
Corriander Leaves 30 gms (for garnishing)
Garam Masala 1 tbsp

Procedure :

Remove the skin and cut the chicken into 8 pieces. Marinate the chicken
with ginger paste, garlic paste and chilly powder for half an hour.
Make paste of half almonds and cut the remaining almonds into two
halves. Boil the onion and make a thick of paste of it. Heat the ghee
in wok or kadai and fry the almond halves till they are brown and put
aside. Fry the Jeera for a while and put onion paste in the ghee and
fry till is brown then put garam masala till it separates the ghee. Fry
the chicken in ghee along with marinade (ginger paste, garlic paste and
chilly powder, put yoghurt and salt. Once the chicken is half cooked
the pour it with almond paste and cover the kadai. Once chicken is
cooked garnish with fried almond halves and chopped corriander leaves.

Tip: The same dish can be prepared using Fenugreek leaves instead of
almonds and is called Chicken Methi.

Submitted By: Shielesh Damle

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