How to make Murg Zafrani Do Pyaza - SK khazana -

Every chicken lover will vouched that when it is cooked with plenty of onions it is very satiating

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), A large pinch of saffron

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Murg Zafrani Do Pyaza - SK khazana

Murg Zafrani Do Pyaza - SK khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Murg Zafrani Do Pyaza - SK khazana Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 2 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • A large pinch of saffron

  • Onions large, sliced 2

  • Onions large, quartered 1

  • Poppy seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Chironji 1 tablespoon

  • Almonds 20-25

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Chicken stock 1 1/2 cups

  • cupChopped fresh coriander leaves for garnish

  • Onion rings to serve

  • Lemon wedges to serve

  • Paranthe to serve


Step 1

Put poppy seeds, chironji and almonds in a blender jar and blend to a fine powder.

Step 2

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add sliced onions and sauté till golden brown. Add garlic paste and ginger paste, mix and sauté till the raw smells disappear.

Step 3

Add chicken, mix well and saute on high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, the ground powder, salt and the quartered onion and mix well.

Step 4

Add saffron and yogurt, mix well and sauté on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Add chicken stock and mix well. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or till the chicken is cooked completely.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with onion rings, lemon wedges and paranthe.

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