Chicken Mumtaz

This Chicken Mumtaz recipe is going to be your next favorite everyday chicken recipe. It’s a spicy dish in which each bite is bursting with flavor that will make you want more. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #digitalammi #pakistanicooking

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-Cooking oil 3-4 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 3 medium

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) sliced 2-3 medium

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 7-8

-Badam (Almonds) boiled & peeled 12-15

-Water ¼ Cup

-Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

-Laung (Cloves) 2

-Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 1

-Chicken mix boti 750g

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp

-Himalayan pink salt 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 & ½ tsp

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ¾ Cup

Prepare Tarka:

-Cooking oil 1 tbs

-Makhan (Butter) 2-3 tbs

-Sukhi lal mirch (Dried red chillies) 3-4

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs



-In a pot,add cooking oil,onion & fry until light golden.

-Add tomatoes,green chillies & cook on medium flame until tomatoes are soft (3-4 minutes).

-Let it cool.

-Transfer to a blending jar,add almonds,water,blend well & set aside.

-In the same pot,add black peppercorns,cumin seeds,cloves,star anise & mix well.

-Add chicken,ginger garlic paste,mix well & cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.

-Add black pepper powder,coriander powder,pink salt,cumin seeds,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,dried fenugreek leaves & mix well.

-Add blended paste,yogurt & mix well,cover & cook on medium flame for 12-15 minutes.

Prepare Tarka:

-In a small frying pan,add cooking oil,butter & let it melt.

-Add dried red chillies,fresh coriander & mix well.

-Pour prepared tarka in chicken & serve with naan.


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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