Chicken Changezi recipe for the perfect dinner


By Trisha Sengupta
Published October 1, 2020

Hindustan Times


Salt: 1/2 tsp

Crushed black pepper: 1 tsp

Red chilli powder: 1 tsp

Garlic paste: 1/2 tsp

Ginger paste: 1/2 tsp

Curd: 4 tbsps

Chicken: 1 kg (with bone)

Ingredients for marination:

Kasuri Methi: 2 tsps

Red chilli powder: 1 tsp

Garam Masala: 1 tsp

Coriander powder: 1.5 tsps

Ginger & Garlic paste: 2 tsps

Tomato: 2 medium (pureed)

Ghee: 1 tsp

Milk: 1.5 cup

Almond: 10 pcs

Onion: 1 large

Ingredients for gravy

Mix ingredients for marination in chicken. Cover and set aside for 1 hour

Fry onions in a pan, then add almonds and fry. Soak the mixture in half cup of milk for 15 minutes, make a paste. You can also use cashews

Fry garlic and ginger paste in ghee. Add tomato purée and let it boil. Pour the rest of the milk, cook for 5-7 minutes

Add coriander, garam masala, kasuri methi and chilli powder. Mix properly, let it boil, then add salt

Add cashew/almond-milk paste, stir properly, and then put chicken. Mix well

Cook until the gravy is dry

Add water, stir, cover the pan and cook for about 20 minutes or until the chicken is tender. Remember to stir after every few minutes. You can adjust the consistency of the gravy with water

 Garnish with coriander and green chilli. Serve hot with rice or roti

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