Mughlai Chicken

  • Chicken 1 large
  • Garlic, flakes 6 nos.
  • Cloves 4 nos.
  • Cinnamon 1 piece
  • Goa red chilies 8 nos.
  • Onions 4 nos.
  • Ginger 1 piece
  • Cardamoms 4 nos.
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp.
  • Saffron ½ tsp.
  • Hot water 6 cups
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp.
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Salt As required


1.Cut the chicken pieces, wash, apply salt and keep aside.
2.Chop the onions finely and grind all the masala to a fine paste.
3.Heat oil and fry the onions, then add the ground masala and fry over low heat till the oil separates.
4.Then add the chicken pieces and fry for a while until the chicken is well mixed with the masala.
5.Add 6 cups of hot water and let it simmer until the chicken is tender, then add the saffron soaked in lemon juice.
6.Simmer for a few more minutes and serve hot garnished with fried potatoes, green peas and hard boiled eggs.

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