Mughlai Chicken, How To Make Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken, How To Make Mughlai Chicken




15 min


30 min


Chicken 500 gms
Onions 2
Ginger-Garlic Paste 1 Tablespoon
Almonds 12-15
Poppy Seeds 1 Tablespoon
Curd 3/4 Cup
Coriander Seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Black Pepper Corn 1/2 Tablespoon
Cloves 2-3
Cardamon 2-3
Cinnamon 1/2 Stick
Bay Leaf 2-3
Corainder Powder 1 Teaspoon
Garam Masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt As Per Taste
Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken

Mughlai Chicken recipe was bought in India by Mughals. Recipe has very rich flavor as nuts are used in this recipe along with curd and spices.

Mughlai Chicken Recipe:

  • Soak 12-15 almonds in water for half an hour.
  • Remove the skin of almond, add 1 teaspoon poppy seeds and grind with little water in order to make a smooth paste.
  • Dry roast 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon black pepper. Grind it to powder once cooled down.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil in pan or kadai.
  • Put 2 large sliced onions to it and saute till onions turn brown.
  • Remove the onions and keep aside.
    Now put 2-3 tablespoon ghee in pan or kadai. Mughlai dishes include ghee as it gives rich flavor to the food.
  • When ghee turns hot add all whole spices 2-3 cloves, 2-3 green cardamon, 1/2 cinnamon stick and 2 bayleafs.
  • Now put chicken to the ghee. Stir and cook chicken from both the sides for 10 mins.
  • Put some cashews and golden raisins in the pan.
  • Put grinded masala powder to the chicken and stir.
  • Add almond paste to the chicken and mix.
  • Put onion paste and keep stirring.
    Put 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala and salt.
  • Stirr and add 3/4 cup curd.
    Keep stirring. Add very little water and cover the lid and allow the chicken to cook for more 15 minutes on low flame.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Mughlai Chicken is ready. Serve it with parathas or roti.


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