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Day 213 – Carrot Chicken Mughlai

Day 213 - Carrot Chicken Mughlai

Long weekend has come to an end, as usual I am struck in a state of melancholy feeling. For dinner, I made Carrot chicken mughlai. It’s basically mughlai chicken, I added carrot paste to it and it tasted delicious.

Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Chicken, boneless or bone-in pieces- 1 pound
  • Onion- 2 no’s
  • Carrot- 2 no’s
  • Ginger-Garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Cardamom, whole- 4 no’s
  • Cloves- 3 no’s
  • Cinnamon- 3 inch slice
  • Bay leaves- 2 no’s
  • Whole black pepper corns- 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala- 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handful
  • Yogurt- 1/2 cup
  • Cream(optional)- 1/3 cup
  • Salt- to taste
  • Oil- 3 tbsp

Preparation:

  • Grind the onion to smooth paste, add very little water if needed.
  • Grind the carrots using little water to a smooth paste.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat, add oil let it get hot.
  • Pour onion paste to it and saute till the raw smell of it goes away.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • Add carrot paste and cook it till all the water evaporates and it starts to get dry.
  • Add chicken and salt to it.
  • Add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves and pepper corns to the chicken.
  • Cover the pan and cook till the chicken has cooked well.
  • Open the lid, add curry leaves, cilantro, chilly powder, coriander and garam masala, saute for a few minutes.
  • Now, add yogurt and cream to it, cook for some time till the gravy thickens.
  • Taste and add salt if needed.

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