Shahi Chicken Chaap | How to make Shahi Chicken Chaap

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ByTathagata Deb
Created on 15th Aug 2016
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  • By Tathagata Deb
    Created on 15th Aug 2016

About Shahi Chicken Chaap

Shahi Chicken Chaap Rich traditional Mughlai dish, a must try recipe for all chicken lovers. Shahi Chicken Chaap royal chicken dish that is cooked with choicest Indian spices and aromatics. The chicken is first marinated with spices, yogurt and ginger garlic paste, this is done to induce the flavours inside the chicken. The chicken is then cooked slowly in ghee till tender. Shahi chicken chaap recipe is very rich as a lot of nuts are used in the preparation of gravy. Poppy seeds and cashew nuts are made into a paste and added to the chicken. The final dish is then garnished with kewda water and fresh coriander.

Shahi Chicken Chaap is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Mughlai cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Shahi Chicken Chaap at your home. Shahi Chicken Chaap by Tathagata Deb will help you to prepare the perfect Shahi Chicken Chaap at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 60 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Shahi Chicken Chaap.

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves5People
Shahi Chicken Chaap

Ingredients to make Shahi Chicken Chaap

  • Chicken (med/large pieces) 1kg
  • Onion paste 600 gm
  • Ginger paste 1+1/2 tablespoons
  • Garlic paste 1+1/2 tablespoons
  • Green chili paste 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder 1 tablespoon
  • Red chili paste 1/2 tablespoon
  • Biryani masala 4 tablespoons
  • Rose water 1 tablespoon
  • Keora water 1 tablespoon
  • Poppy seeds paste 1 cup
  • Cashew nut paste 1/2 cup
  • Curd/yoghurt 1/2 cup
  • Refined oil
  • ghee
  • Salt
  • sugar

How to make Shahi Chicken Chaap

  1. Marinate the chicken with ginger, garlic, onion, green chili paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, sugar, keora water, rose water, biryani masala (half) for 1 hour completely.
  2. Next heat oil and ghee in a wok and fry the chicken pieces after scraping all the marinated masala from them.
  3. Heat oil and ghee in a wok and fry the marination masala in it for a few minutes.
  4. Next add the poppy seeds paste, cashew nut paste and curd to it and cook for a few minutes before adding the chicken pieces to it.
  5. Cook adding little water and let the chicken boil for few minutes.
  6. Check for salt and sugar and add the remaining biryani masala and little ghee on top and mix them properly.
  7. Turn off the gas and keep in standing time for few minutes.
  8. Serve hot with nun, parathas, biryani.
My Tip: Fry the chicken properly, less than deep fried but more than golden fried.

Reviews for Shahi Chicken Chaap (3)

Sanchari Jayanta12 days ago
it's not chicken chaap....there is no need to use poppy seed paste or cashew nut....

Shiva Pandea year ago
Looks amazing!

Tathagata Deba year ago