Shahi Chicken Chaap | How to make Shahi Chicken Chaap

By Tathagata Deb  |  15th Aug 2016  |  
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About Shahi Chicken Chaap Recipe

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 delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Shahi Chicken Chaap by Tathagata Deb has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 5 people. You can find Shahi Chicken Chaap at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Shahi Chicken Chaap takes 60 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Shahi Chicken Chaap is a good option for you. The flavour of Shahi Chicken Chaap is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Shahi Chicken Chaap on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Shahi Chicken Chaap recipe on the page below.

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 (4)

Nitin Garga year ago

Nice and good recipe. It’s quite informative. Thanks for making such a cool recipe which is really very well written. I will be referring a lot of friends about this. Keep writing! Cooking Gas Stove

Sanchari Jayanta2 years ago

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

Shiva Pande3 years ago

Looks amazing!

Tathagata Deb3 years ago


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