NDTV Cooks, Modified: December 19, 2014 11:06 IST
One of the most loved meats in India; chicken cooked in fiery desi flavors is a treat for the senses. Breathe in the aroma of traditional rustic spices - a sprinkle of cinnamon, the spark of garam masala and the heat of the Kashmiri chillies.Amritsari Murgh MakhaniRecipe by chef Aditya Bal
Did you know that the human body can derive about 30 different nutritional substances from just 100 grams of chicken? Chicken is a great source of lean, low fat protein. It is also packed with selenium, a chemical known for its anti-cancer properties. The skin of the chicken is known to contain the maximum fat; therefore skinned chicken is preferred by many.
Easy to cook and fuss-free, on the platter are 10 novel recipes with unique textures that are sure to light up your dinner table. From tandoori Mughlai tikkas and the fragrant biryanis of the Nawabs to chicken doused in fresh coconut paste from down south, these recipes bring out the best of the ever so versatile meat!
Chicken is a Punjabi cuisine favorite. Here's the recipe of one of it's most prized dishes. Boneless chunks of chicken lathered with a rich, buttery gravy of cream, tomatoes and spices.Teekha MurgRecipe by chef Meraj Ul Haque
For all the spice fans! Tender chicken spiked with fiery masalas, cooked in mustard oil with the tang of tomatoes to balance the flavours.Murg MalaiwalaRecipe by chef Marut Sikka
Chicken drumsticks laced with delicate flavors of cream, milk, saffron, rose petals and mild spices.Kerala Chicken RoastRecipe by chef Divya Burman
A crisp fried chicken recipe from 'God's own country'. A family favorite, serve with a generous squeeze of lime.Chicken ChettinadRecipe by chef Kishore D Reddy
For the ones who love a fiery palette! Chettinad cuisine from Tamil Nadu is known to be the spiciest cuisine in India. Chicken tossed with southern spices and coconut-y paste.Spicy Tangy Kadhai ChickenRecipe by chef Aditya Bal
A recipe with a melange of flavours - sweet, spicy and sour in one bite! Chicken seared along with bell peppers, tamarind, jaggery, lemon and a home made spice paste.Chana Aur Khatte Pyaaz Ka MurghRecipe by chef Nimish Bhatia
Chicken morsels cooked with pickled onions in a luscious gravy made with chickpeas. A combination of unique flavours!Masaledar Chicken LollipopRecipe by chef Aditya Bal
The oriental chicken lollipops get a desi makeover. Chicken wrapped in rustic spices and fried crisp. A great party starter!Butter ChickenRecipe by chef R John, Moti Mahal, Daryaganj, Delhi
Straight from a Punjabi kitchen, butter chicken has been an instant hit through the years. Marinated overnight, the chicken is roasted and cooked in tomato puree, cream and masalas. Enjoy the classic creaminess of the dish with this recipe.
Chicken Dum BiryaniRecipe by chef Marut Sikka
A sumptuous chicken biryani cooked with such precision that none of the flavors are allowed to change color. 'Dum' is a slow cooking method brought in by the Mughals. Food is cooked in a 'handi', the lid sealed with flour and on low heat. The steam thus choked helps to cook the food.Related Links:
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