Chicken and figs cooked in an amazingly scintillating and silky Mughlai style of gravy. Anjeer Murg, Chicken & Figs cooked in an amazingly scintillating and silky Mughlai style of gravy, this dish is mildly spiced yet has a notably mixed aroma and taste. The gravy is absolutely rich to taste, very flavorful and aromatic. It tastes extremely good eaten with any type of Indian leavened bread like naan, roomali roti, khameeri roti, chapatti, phulkas etc.
The chicken pieces are very succulent on bite and infused with an amalgamation of flavors from the ginger, garlic, cardamom pd, figs and spiced with green chillies. Anjeer Murg is a fantastic side-dish, rich Mughlai gravy, highly aromatic with pleasant taste of boiled figs lingering around the palate giving a notably amusing taste to the taste buds. Figs are often consumed in dry form and enjoyed on their own. It is also paired well with many other flavors and foods. The gravy is the highlight of this dish.
Recipe: Anjeer Murg
- Figs - 6-8 nos
- Chicken, cut in cubes - 250 gms
- Lime juice - 1 tbsp
- Green Chillies, finely chopped - ½ tsp
- Garlic, finely chopped - ½ tsp
- Ginger, finely chopped - ½ tsp
- Salt - to taste
- Hung curd - 1 tbsp
- Ground Cashew nut powder - 1 tbsp
- Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
- Onions, cut in big cubes - 1 no
- Ghee - 1 tbsp
- Shahi Jeera - ½ tsp
- Boiled Onion paste - 1 no (big)
- Ginger paste - ½ tsp
- Green chilli paste - 1 tsp
- Water - as required
- Saffron strands (soaked in hot water) - few
- Coriander powder - 1 tsp
- Cream - 2 tbsp
- Cardamom powder - ½ tsp
- In a bowl, soak few figs in water for 3-4 hours until they become soft. Drain the water and keep aside.
- Put the soft figs in a bowl, add in the chicken pieces, lime juice, salt to taste, finely chopped green chillies and garlic.
- Add hung curd, ground cashew nut powder, finely chopped coriander leaves and big sized onion cubes and mix all the ingredients well.
- Skewer one chicken and fig piece between two onion pieces, repeat until all are done.
- Add little ghee on a pan or grill and place the skewers and cook them covering with a lid until they get cooked and are slightly browned.
- Heat ghee in a pan, add shahi jeera and when they sizzle, add boiled onion paste, coriander powder, green chilli paste and ginger paste. Saute and cook well until you get a nice aroma.
- Add some coriander water, required water of water, mix well and cook for a while.
- Add fried cashew nut powder, saffron water (soak saffron strands in hot water), cover the pan with a lid and cook for a while.
- Once it is almost done, Stir in some cream and cardamom powder and mix well.
- Put in the skewers in the silky sauce and cover the pan and allow cooking for a minute.
- Remove the lid, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
- Serve hot with naan, roomali roti, khameeri roti, chapatti etc.
Anjeer or Figs is used in making a variety of delicacies like Anjeer Halwa, Anjeer Burfi, Anjeer Kesar Kofta, Kaju Anjeer Milkshake etc. Anjeer Murg, this dish is an absolute gastronomic delicacy by choice that makes you feel like a king while eating. Most Mughlai foods are elaborately prepared, rich preparation consisting of striking flavored sauces and butter based curries that allure most food lovers craving for more and more food.
Mughlai foods are especially preferred in Northern parts of India. Generally their foods are quite spicy and have a very unique aroma. They offer a wide variety of delicious and appetizing hot spicy shorbas or soups that are often graced with milk and cream liberally. Mughlai foods mainly specialize in the preparation for royal cuisine. Some of the exotic Mughlai dishes include a variety of biryanis, pulaos, kebabs, koftas, Pasandas and Qormas which are truly divine, enticing and yummy that most people usually end up licking their fingers. Well when we come across such awesome, easy to prepare and delectable recipe, then why not try making this at home to delight our family and kids.
This recipe is truly quite simple to prepare and tastes extremely great, so go ahead and try this one out… A Chicken item is a ubiquitous dish in most Indian restaurant, hotels menus. It is often simple, subtly spiced to suit the taste of the customers and is generally a crowd pleaser. Most Chicken curries are highly flavourful, robust, warm and delectable to taste. Almost all chicken preparations go well with rice, roti, naan, chapatti or pulaos too.
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