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Murgh Nawabi Recipe

Murgh Nawabi Ingredients:

Murgh Nawabi Recipe
Murgh Nawabi Recipe
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2 medium sized Onions
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 10 Cloves
  • 10 Cardamoms
  • 10 cloves Garlic
  • 10 Peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 Red chilli powder
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste

How to make Murgh Nawabi:

  • Grind together onion, garlic and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds, cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves and peppercorns. Toss in the chicken pieces and fry till brow. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • In the same pan heat 1 tbsp oil and fry the onion-ginger-garlic paste till light brown.
  • Add coriander, turmeric and chilli powder.
  • Add curd and tomato puree. Stir for a minute or two. Drop in the browned chicken pieces along with the spices and cook on low heat until the chicken is tender.
  • Serve hot with paratha or naan.

Nawabi Biryani Recipe

Nawabi Biryani Ingredients:

Nawabi Biryani Recipe

  • 325 gms Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 kg. Mutton (cut in pieces)
  • 3 Onions (sliced)
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 3 small-sized Red Chilies
  • 1 piece Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Curd (beaten)
  • 3 Green Cardamom
  • 5 Pepper
  • 5 Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Shahjeera
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Milk, with saffron
  • 1 pinch Coriander/Pudina (chopped)
  • Jardalu (5 apricots )
  • Dry Fruits
  • Ghee, as required

How to make Nawabi Biryani:

  • Fry the dry fruits & apricots in 2½ tbsp ghee, with a little salt (to taste).
  • Now, grind the fried onions and red chilies, to make a fine paste.
  • Marinate the mutton pieces with curd, ginger-garlic paste, onion paste, turmeric powder and salt.
  • In a pressure cooker, heat ghee, add the marinated mutton and cook till done.
  • Heat ghee again in another vessel, add the whole spices, fry for a while and then add the washed rice.
  • Add salt and warm water, enough that it comes 1½ inch above the rice. Cook till the rice is done.
  • Remove the rice from the pan, spread out to cool and remove the whole spices.
  • To assemble, apply ghee to a heavy bottomed vessel, add the cooked mutton and sprinkle some garam masala.
  • Cover with a layer of rice, followed by melted ghee and then the saffron milk.
  • Lastly, add the fried nuts, cover tightly and keep on dum for 15-20 minutes.
  • Mix and serve, hot garnished with chopped coriander & pudina.

Nawabi Pulao Recipe

Nawabi Pulao Ingredients:

Nawabi Pulao Recipe

  • 1/2 Chicken
  • 1/4 kg Mutton
  • 1/2 kg Rice
  • 1 cup Curd, well beaten
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 Onions
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Green peas, shelled
  • 1 pod Garlic
  • 1 big piece of Ginger
  • 1 tsp Rose water
  • Ghee or Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

How to make Nawabi Pulao:

  • Clean and wash rice and soak it in water for 15 minutes.
  • Cook the rice till half done. Keep aside.
  • Clean and cut the mutton into cubes. Joint the chicken. Boil the eggs and keep aside.
  • Slice the onions. Grind ginger and garlic to a paste.
  • Heat ghee in a frying pan, add onions, ginger-garlic paste and fry well.
  • Add the jointed chicken and fry. Add 3 cups of water and salt to taste and cook on slow fire till the meat is tender and only 1/3 of the gravy is left.
  • Add some more ghee and the well beaten curd. Cook on a slow fire until the curd gets absorbed.
  • Add 1 tsp of rose water after the meat has cooled.
  • Take a heavy bottomed pan and arrange alternate layers of rice and cooked meat taking care that the first and last layers are that of rice.
  • Place in an oven and cook for about 15-20 minutes on low heat.
  • Garnish with fried onions, quartered boiled eggs and boiled green peas.