Chicken Nizami

hyderabad Nizami

Chicken nizami


Chicken-1 Kg

Onions-2 medium

Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp

Green chili paste-1 tsp

Green chillies-4

Coconut milk-1/2 cup


Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Salt to taste




For the tempering:


Green cardamom-4

Black Cardomom-3


Bay leaves-2

Black pepper-1/2 tsp

Shahi jeera-caraway seeds-1 pinch


For the Grinding:


Coconut-1/2 or cashewnut-1/2 cup

Poppy seeds-5 tsp

Cumin-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-4

Heat oil in a pan add tempering spices.

Once they splutter, add chopped onions and fry till it is golden brown.

Add the ginger garlic paste and fry For the couple of minutes

Add the green chili paste and sauté it

Add the chicken pieces, ½ a cup of water, turmeric powder, salt and cook it For the 20 min.

Add the ground paste. Let it simmer For the 5 minutes.

When the chicken is almost cooked, add the coconut milk and yogurt.

Cook till the chicken is tender and garnish it with chillies and coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.