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Makhmali Murgh

Makhmali Murgh

Ingredients:

1/4 cup (60 gm) ghee

1 kg chicken (broiler), cut into 8 pieces

1/2 cup (120 ml) milk

1 cup grated (250 g) onions

1 tsp garlic paste

1/2 tsp sabut kali mirch

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp zeera (cumin seeds)

4 cherry tomatoes

1 Tbsp powdered dhania

2 green chillies, finely chopped

2 Tbsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup water

4 Tbsp hara dhania

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp ginger paste

1 Tbsp tomato puree

Method:

Place the chicken in a saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil and then simmer till cooked through (about 20 minutes).

When cool, drain the chicken pieces and mix the milk and the stock together and make up to 2 cups adding more water if required.

Heat the ghee in a heavy based pan and add the zeera and peppercorns. When they spurt, add the onions, ginger and garlic, and saute till the onions are transparent.

Add the dhania powder, tomato puree, salt and green chillies and stir well to mix. Add to this the chicken, the stock and milk mixture and bring to a boil. Add the cornflour mixture, bring to a boil again, and then simmer for 2 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, vinegar, sugar and half the coriander leaves, mix and serve hot garnished with the rest of the coriander leaves.