Char Magaz Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It is made with ground melon seeds and chicken and is typically served with rice or roti.
Where does this recipe get its name from?
For those who do not know this, Char Magaz name in English is mixed melon seeds. Char Magaz is a mixture of pumpkin, watermelon, cucumber, and muskmelon seeds and thus Char Magaz Ka Murgh or Mixed Melon Chicken is one of the healthiest chicken recipes you can make.
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Soak melon seeds, watermelon seeds, rock melon seeds, poppy seeds, and almonds in water overnight.
Take a vessel, heat 1 tbsp ghee and sauté onion for 2 minutes on a medium flame.
Remove the skin of the almonds and make a fine paste with sautéed onions and soaked seeds.
In the same vessel heat 1 tbsp ghee and add the paste, Licious Chicken drumsticks, and water and cook it on a low flame for 10- 15 minutes.
Whisk in the yoghurt off the heat, then again switch on the flame and slowly add to the chicken while stirring continuously and cook it for another 10 to 15 minutes.
Add nutmeg powder, cream, salt, saffron and kewda and cook it for another 3-4 minutes and serve.
Serve the Char Magaz Ka Murgh with rice or roti.
This dish is rich in flavor and texture, thanks to the combination of mixed melon seeds and almonds. This helps thicken the sauce and add a creamy texture to the dish, while the ground melon seeds provide a nutty and slightly sweet flavor. Char Magaz Ka Murgh is a perfect dish to serve at any occasion, whether it's a weeknight dinner or a special event. It's easy to make and can be served with rice or roti, which makes it a versatile dish that can be enjoyed by everyone. So, give this recipe a try and don't forget to tag us using #MadewithLicious on Instagram.