Saffron Chicken

Saffron Chicken

The beautiful aroma of khada masalas, the vibrancy of saffron and the tenderness of the chicken makes this recipe a winner at the dining table. Serve this saffron chicken with hot rotis or rice.
Ingredients :
-> 1 kg chicken (broiler), cut into 6 pieces
-> 1/2 cup ghee
-> 2 tsp sonth (dry ginger powder)
-> Salt, to taste
-> 10 cloves (laung)
-> 1 tsp chilli powder or to taste
-> 1 stick cinnamon, broken into small pieces
-> 2 Tbsp saunf (fennel seeds)
-> 1 1/2 tsp saffron soaked in 2 Tbsp warm milk
Method :
-> Wash and wipe chicken dry.

-> Heat ghee and fry the chicken pieces over high heat till light brown.

-> Add sonth, laung, chilli powder, dalchini and saunf. Stir a few times and add 1/2 cup water.
Saffron Chicken
-> Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer till chicken is tender.

-> Add the kesar and cook till all the extra liquid dries up. Serve hot.

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