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Kashmiri Chicken Recipe.

Updated on June 28, 2015

Kashmiri Chicken

Kashmiri Chicken
Kashmiri Chicken

Kashmiri Chicken

Kashimir is the northernmost state of India. It is a very beautiful place with simple people living there. Due to very good climate there are many things which are grown there only, like their saffron is world famous. They have also evolved their own cuisine which is called Kashmiri cuisine. They have their unique style of cooking and unique taste. This dish is very easy to make and is loved by all including children. The ingredients are easy to find and cheap to get. If they are not available in store nearby you then they can be easily brought from Ebay or Amazon.com


Ingredients:

Yield:4

  1. Chicken Pieces: 2 pounds, skinned.
  2. Onion: 1 Medium, red, sliced.
  3. Ginger: ¼ inch piece of fresh ginger.
  4. Tomatoes: 3 large, pureed.
  5. Garlic: 6 cloves.
  6. Vegetable oil: 4 Tbsp.
  7. Bay leaves: 2
  8. Kashmiri Red chili powder: ¾ Tsp.
  9. Cloves: 4
  10. Green Cardamom pods: 6
  11. Black Cardamom pods: 2
  12. Ground Cumin: 1 Tsp.
  13. Ground coriander: 1 Tsp.
  14. Salt to taste.
  15. Water: ¾ cup
  16. Coriander Leaves: chopped for garnishing.

Prepration

  1. First of all wash the chicken pieces thoroughly under running water and remove all blood and other things from the chicken.
  2. In a blender put ginger and garlic along with little water and make a fine paste.
  3. Now take a large heavy base pan and heat oil in it.
  4. When the oil is heated, add all the spices like cloves, cardamom pods.
  5. Let them sputter for 15 seconds.
  6. Add onions to these and sauté them till they turn golden.
  7. Now put the ginger garlic paste in this and sauté till excess liquid has evaporated. Should take about 30 seconds or so.
  8. Now add ground cumin and ground coriander along with salt and tomatoes.
  9. Cook on medium flame till the oil is separated from the masala. It should take about 15 to 20 minutes.
  10. Now add water and bring to boil.
  11. Taste for seasoning and add if more needed.
  12. Now add chicken pieces, mix well with mixture and cover the lid of the pan.
  13. Cook for another 25 minutes or so, till chicken is done.
  14. While chicken is being cooked, boil some water in a pan.
  15. Now when chicken is cooked, take the lid off and splash the boiled water on the chicken.
  16. Add water if too gravy is too thick and bring to boil. If water is excess then evaporate it.
  17. Transfer it in to a serving bowl/ dish.
  18. Sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves.
  19. Serve with Roti or rice.

Kashmiri Chicken

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      Martin Kloess 3 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this recipe.

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Mhatter99

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      carol stanley 3 years ago from Arizona

      Sounds delicious and nice and spicy.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 3 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Indian Chef, thanks for sharing this recipe of a lovely chicken dish. It looks delicious. Voted up and shared.

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      Subhas 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      I have tasted this and I can vouch for the authenticity of it. Just mouthwatering.

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      Nitin Pillai 3 years ago from Mumbai, Maharastra, India

      Atti Uttam! Love Kashmiri Chicken. Excellent recipe, and voted up!

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Carol

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks rajan

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Pinto

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Nitin

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      Jaspal Singh 3 years ago from India / Australia

      Sounds delicious. Felt the taste while reading. Voted up

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Jaspals

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great recipe and a unique idea Chicken is one of best choices

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks DDE 14

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      Writer Fox 3 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      You've provided great, detailed instructions and pictures that make this recipe easy to follow for such a magnificent dish. Some of these ingredients are new to me, so I'm glad that you provided a source to purchase them. Voted up!

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      JR Krishna 3 years ago from India

      Looks fresh and sounds delicious. Thanks for this recipe

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Writer Fox and thumb for the comment and encouragement.

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      M K Paul 3 years ago from India

      It looks spicy n yummy :) hope u like my kashmiri chicken recipe too

      https://hubpages.com/food/Spicy-Kashmiri-Chicken-R...

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      Indian Chef 3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks MK paul.. and yes i am going to check it right now.

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      Dale Anderson 23 months ago from The High Seas

      This recipe sounds like something that both my wife and I would enjoy very much. Keep sharing them with us! Voted up, Interesting and useful.

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      Indian Chef 23 months ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Get it Scene. Thanks for reading , commenting and sharing. I hope you and your wife would love this.

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