Chicken Changezi Recipe

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Chicken: 1 whole Chicken (cut in pieces)
Egg: 1 bOiled
Desi Ghee: 30 grams
Milk: 300 ml
G/Garlic Paste: 1 tbsp
Tomato Paste: 1/4 kg
Coriander Powder: 1 tbsp
Chilli Powder: ½ tbsp
All SpIce Powder (Garam Masala): ¼ tbsp
Fresh Cream: 75 grams
Chaat Masala: ½ tbsp
Lemon JuIce: 2 Lemons
Ginger (Small Pieces): 15 grams
Green Chillies: 2 pcs cut lengthwise
Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek): ½ tbsp
Makhane (Lotus Seeds): 20-25 pcs (fried in Ghee)
Salt: as per taste

Cashew & Fried Onion Paste Ingredients:

Kaju (Cashew Nuts): 50 grams
Water: ¼ cup
Onions: 3 cut into small pieces

How to make Chicken Changezi


Roast all chicken pieces and place aside (we will use them later).
Fry onion pieces in ghee in a deep pan and place aside.
Fry lotus seeds (makhane) in the same pan and keep aside in a separate pan.
Heat ghee in another cooking vessel.
In the ghee pan, add ginger garlic paste, tomato paste, milk, coriander powder, chilli powder, all-spice powder (garam masala).
Cook these ingredients for 10 minutes on medium flame.
Now grind the onions you fried with cashew nuts and 1/4 cup water until it forms a thick paste.
Now add this cashew nut & onion paste to the ghee pan with chaat masala and salt. Cook the mixture for 5 to 7 more minutes.
Add fresh cream, kasuri methi, 1 green chilli, half cut ginger, juice of 2 lemons ans stir well.
Now put roasted chicken pieces to the gravy and leave on stove for 7 to 8 minutes.
Garnish with remaining green chillies, ginger pieces, fried lotus seeds and boiled egg.
Delicious chicken changezi is ready to serve.
Enjoy with hot tandoori naan or faramaishi chapati.

Posted By: nabeela,

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Reviews & Comments (90)

Rasheeda - Rawal Pindi Jan 08, 2018
I was just searching for some exiting and new recipe of chicken because I am just bored of all that qormas and karahi and here I got the one. I am really very exited to try this .
Rania - Gujranwala Nov 26, 2017
Changezi is very delicious main course dish. Thanks for sharing it I would love to enjoy it with self cooking and i have made already many kinds of chicken foods. Then I thought i should cook it now and all people would like it very much.
Maira - Sangla Hill Nov 19, 2017
Is it a mughlia food of old Pakistan Indian cuisines? I guess it as it's name is chicken changezi , I think it would be delicious food because I have been hearing it's name for long time. My friend also cooked it some days ago.
Naima - Sukkur Nov 12, 2017
Hi, it looks an entire new recipe to me. We keep going outside for dining and don't remember any restaurant where I have seen this recipe in the menu. I would try this at home and enjoy with my beloved husband.
Samia - Gujrat Nov 05, 2017
Sometimes I make special main course foods such as mughlai korma, badami korma, chicken changezi and balti gosht etc. I will now try your chicken changezi , it looks great and hope it will be as I thought about it.


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Chicken Changezi Recipe is one of the best mughlai dishes. Mughlai Chicken chengez Recipe is a popular dish from Delhi that has been served for generations in the whole subcontinent. Chicken chengezi Delhi Recipe is rich, creamy and quite delicious served with naans and tandoori roti. Chicken Changezi recipe pakistani is not so spicy due to the addition of cashew paste, milk and crème. Check this out to see how to make it.

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