Chicken Afghani Recipe

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How to make Chicken Afghani
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Chicken Afghani Recipe | Chicken Recipe: Known for lip-smacking and flavourful dishes, Afghani cuisine always has us wanting for more. This recipe of Afghani chicken is no different. Chicken glazed with distinctive ingredients and grilled. Cooked in about 30 minutes, this chicken recipe is a great option to have as a starter or appetizer at a dinner party or any special occasion.

Ingredients in Chicken Afghani Recipe: Goodness of cream mixed with rich cashews, poppy seeds and melon seeds along with pepper infused in chicken and grilled to perfection.

How to serve Afghani Chicken Recipe: This chicken recipe is mildly spicy and best enjoyed with some mint chutney and onion rings on the side with coriander leaves and lemon squeezed over generously.

Ingredients of Chicken Afghani

  • 1 Chicken (cut into pieces)
  • 1 Tbsp Magaz (melon seed)
  • 1 Cup Cashew nuts
  • 1 Tbsp Khus Khus (poppy seeds), soaked
  • 1 Cup Cream
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Black Pepper, powdered
  • 5-6 Chhoti Elaichi
  • To taste Salt

How to Make Chicken Afghani

  • 1.Grind together the magaz, kaju, khus khus, pepper and elaichi.
  • 2.Prick the chicken pieces in 2-3 places.
  • 3.Mix with the rest of the ingredients and marinate for 5-6 hours.
  • 4.Grill in a tandoor or electric grill till golden and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: Chicken (cut into pieces), Magaz (melon seed), Cashew nuts, Khus Khus (poppy seeds), Cream, Butter, Black Pepper, Chhoti Elaichi, Salt