Chicken Nizami | How to make Chicken Nizami

By Kiran Singh  |  16th May 2016  |  
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About Chicken Nizami Recipe

Nizami Chicken is popular non-vegetarian Hyderabadi dish, that is cooked with aromatic spices and lastly added coconut, yogurt and fresh cream then simmered for about 5 minutes. Garnished with coriander leaves, green chillies and serve hot with fresh naan.

Chicken Nizami, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Chicken Nizami is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Kiran Singh. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Chicken Nizami is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Chicken Nizami recipe by Kiran Singh. Chicken Nizami can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Chicken Nizami just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Chicken Nizami can serve 10 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Chicken Nizami.

Chicken Nizami

Ingredients to make Chicken Nizami

  • 2 inch piece of cinnamon 
  • 1 tbsp hot Milk 
  • 1/4 cup oil 
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger - Garlic paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 kg chicken-cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1/4 cup coconut and soaked in 1/2 a cup of hot water 
  • coriander leaves - roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp yogurt, whipped
  • 1/4 tsp saffron
  • 4 tbsp cream whipped
  • Grinding ingredients:
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds 
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 4 cloves 
  • 10 dried Red chillies 
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut

How to make Chicken Nizami

  1. Grind all the ingredients from cumin seeds to the cinnamon to a fine paste. 
  2. Extract the milk from the soaked coconut and set aside. 
  3. Heat the saffron for 2 seconds, crush it, and then soak in hot milk. 
  4. Heat oil and fry the onions till it is golden-brown. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a couple of minutes. Add the ground paste and bay leaves. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Add the chicken pieces and 1/2 a cup of water and continue cooking, for approximately 20 minutes, over a low heat.
  5. When the chicken is almost cooked, add the coconut milk, green chillies, coriander leaves and yogurt. Cook till the chicken is tender. Add the cream and saffron and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

Reviews for Chicken Nizami (2)

bina bedi3 years ago

Kiran need a photo to follow the recipe ! It becomes easier! !

Khusum Thakur Khusum Thakur3 years ago