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Mughlai Chicken Handi from Lal Qila Restaurant, Karachi

Mughlai Chicken Handi from Lal Qila Restaurant, Karachi
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time

25 min

Mughlai Chicken Handi - Karachi's popular restaurant Lal Qila has revealed their recipe of Mughlai chicken handi. They make chicken handi with khoya, almonds and cream. Their chicken handi has a very creamy texture and flavor. Serve it as a main course. A true taste of the subcontinent.
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Source:  Lal Qila Restaurant, Karachi
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  • Oil 3-4 tbsp
  • Chicken boneless 1/2 kg
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek leaves (qasoori methi) 1 tsp
  • Chinese salt to taste
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1/2 tbsp
  • Coconut powder 1, 1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric just a pinch
  • White pepper 1/2 tbsp
  • Almonds powder 1, 1/2 tbsp
  • Ginger 1/2 tbsp
  • Garlic crushed 1/2 tbsp
  • Reduced whole milk (Khoya) 2 tbsp
  • Tomato paste 3 tbsp
  • Boiled onion paste 2-3 tbsp
  • Fresh cream 200 ml

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry ginger and garlic in it till light brown.

  2. When ginger and garlic become light brown, add chicken and cook for a while.

  3. Add Turmeric, red chili, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, white pepper, fenugreek leaves and mix well.

  4. Add boiled onion paste, tomato paste, almond powder, coconut powder and mix thoroughly.

  5. Then add fresh cream to make gravy.

  6. At the end add reduced whole milk and cook for a while.

  7. Pour the curry in a serving dish.

  8. Garnish with julienne cut ginger and coriander.

  9. Serve hot and enjoy!

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Comments posted by users for Mughlai Chicken Handi from Lal Qila Restaurant, Karachi recipe:

  1. perfect

    on Aug 13 2014 10:32AM Report Abuse SHAHZER
  2. really nice recipe....tastes a lot like butter chicken....thanks

    on Jan 21 2014 9:56AM Report Abuse MANAN
  3. Good and thanku

    on Jan 18 2014 10:37PM Report Abuse FARHAT FAROOQI

    on Mar 10 2012 8:38AM Report Abuse JAGADISH
  5. This is a wonderful recipe, really easy and quick to make, good for serving guests as well. i didnt use khoya, this time around, and didnt have almond powder, and it still turned out great, less rich.

    on Jun 22 2011 8:42AM Report Abuse AKHANMAYO

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