Masterchef Australia's Season 13 airing on Disney+ Hotstar Premium has been grabbing eyeballs among Indians all over the world. And the credit for all the buzz goes to two of its contestants who have been celebrating their desi heritage by showcasing delectable dishes from Indian cuisine. From the hearty butter chicken to decadent kulfi, all dishes were relished by the judges on the show. Giving the judges yet another lip-smacking treat, Kishwar Chowdhury paid homage to her roots and her Australian identity with a delicious hariyali chicken with butter naan and a tomato chutney using a native Australian fruit called Quandong.
Kishwar's hariyali chicken received a lot of praises from the judges. “The hariyali chicken is beautifully succulent and beautifully seasoned. The whole plate of food just deserves to be here,” says Melissa Leong, one of the judges on the show. Take a look at the video here:
If Kishwar Chowdhury's juicy hariyali chicken has left you craving some succulent and hearty chicken dishes, fret not, we have some finger-licking good recipes for you to try:
Try this deliciously tangy Mangalorean style chicken curry made using raw mango and sweet coconut milk peppered with curry leaves and mustard seeds. It's traditionally known as ‘pacha manga curry'.
Tender minced chicken is spiced generously with garam masala, green chillies and cumin. Then oodles of cheese are added to the mix. It's a delicious treat to serve as a starter at parties.
This truly divine dish is a part of Awadhi cuisine. Here, the succulent and yummy kebab made with chicken mince that is tenderised with raw papaya and spiced with cardamom, poppy seeds and pepper.
A delicious North Indian dish, it's made by coating chicken pieces with a mildly flavoured cream, which is spiced with chilli, coriander and mint leaves. The juicy chicken pieces will melt in your mouth.
This is a rich and delicious chicken gravy from the land of Nizams. Tangy and sweet tomato, cashew nut paste, cardamom, cinnamon and bay leaves go into the gravy. It's mouth-watering indeed!
Tell us which of these delectable recipes did you enjoy the most in the comments below.