Chicken Yaakhni

Chicken Yaakhni

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken - cut into 8 pieces each
  • 6- tbsp oil
  • 4 tej patta (East End Bay Leaves)
  • 10 laaung (East End Cloves)
  • 7 tbsp saunf (East End Fennel Seeds)
  • 4 tsp sonth powder (East End Ginger powder)
  • 2- 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 5 cups yoghurt - well beaten,
  • 2 tsp East End garam masaala
  • 2 moti illaichi (Cardamom)
  • 8 chhoti illaichi (Cardamom) - coarsely powdered

Directions

  1. Heat oil. Add tej patta and laung. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add chicken. Fry for 3-4 minutes
  3. Add saunf, sonth and salt. Fry for 2-3 minutes. Add crushed cardamoms.
  4. Reduce heat. Add beaten yoghurt. Mix well. Keep stirring till it boils.
  5. Cover and simmer on low heat till chicken is well cooked and some gravy remain.
  6. Sprinkle garam masala and serve.