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Chicken Shakooti

Chicken Shakooti
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time

30 - 35 Mins

4 - 6
Another wonderfully spicy and flavorful chicken curry recipe by Chef Shireen Anwar. Serve hot with naan.
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Source:  Chef Shireen Anwar
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  • Chicken 1 kg (cut into 12 pieces)
  • Cloves 6
  • Black pepper 10
  • Button red chilies 20 or to taste
  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Green cardamom powder ½ tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds ½ tsp
  • Coconut 2 tbsp
  • French fried onion 3 tbsp (ground)
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • Salt 1, ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1, ½ tsp
  • Poppy seeds 1, ½ tsp
  • Water as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. Toast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, poppy seeds, coconut, fenugreek seeds, black pepper, cloves and cinnamon stick on a dry griddle or drying pan .

  2. Finely grind the toasted spices. Separately grind soaked whole red chilies.

  3. Heat oil in a pan.

  4. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric, salt, ground red chili paste with toasted and ground spice.

  5. Fry well adding a little water.

  6. Now add chicken and fry till oil separates.

  7. Add 1 cup water, cover and cook till chicken is tender.

  8. Lastly add ground cardamom, lemon juice and ground french fried onion.

  9. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Shakooti recipe:

  1. i hv tried it today its really delecoius my bro liked it very much

    on Sep 12 2015 5:53AM Report Abuse IKRA
  2. Shukoorn, french fried onion is referred to fried, crisp and golden brown onion. For instructions on how to make french fried onion, please search for the article "Onion" on KhanaPakana's search engine.

    on Feb 24 2012 5:24AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM

    on Feb 19 2012 1:32AM Report Abuse SHUKOORN
  4. My Moroccan husband loved it, this one is a keeper...*I omitted the poppy seed*

    on Jan 30 2012 10:46PM Report Abuse KHALTUBIBI
  5. It's a awsome recipe..

    on Jan 18 2012 6:32AM Report Abuse MADHUR
  6. its a very nyc recipe..nd its very much n my family liked it alott...people try it its awsum...:)

    on Jan 13 2012 4:52AM Report Abuse ADINA FATIMA
  7. delicious

    on Dec 12 2011 12:59PM Report Abuse Guest
  8. Have a good day,! Wow delicious recipies,. i enjoyed that ur all recipies ,..

    on Nov 15 2011 7:15AM Report Abuse PRINCETON FERNADO

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