Afghani Chicken Gravy

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 4-5
  • Badam (Almonds) 15
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 15
  • Chicken 1 kg (8 pieces)
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked ½ Cup
  • Cream 1 & ½ Cups
  • Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) 2 tbs
  • Kasuri meethi (Dried fenugreek leaves) roasted 2 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Adrak paste (Ginger paste) 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1 & ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbs
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke
  • Oil 1 tbs
  • Makhan (Butter) 1 tbs


In spice mixer,add yogurt,green chilies,almonds and cashew nuts,blend well & set aside.

Add marks/cut on chicken pieces.

In bowl,add chicken,ground paste,yogurt,cream,garlic paste,dried fenugreek leaves,salt,cumin powder, ginger paste,black pepper powder,garam masala powder,lemon juice and mix well.

Give a charcoal smoke for 4 minutes and let it marinate for 1 hour.

In frying pan,add oil and marinated chicken pieces,cover and cook on low flame (8-10 minutes each side) then cook uncovered until it dries up then take out & side aside.

In the same frying pan,add butter and let it melt.

Add marinade,mix continuously and cook on low flame for 5 minutes or until oil separates.

Now add cooked chicken pieces,coat well & serve.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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