Stir all the ingredients until well combined,
Then add 1 cup of hot water and cornflour mix,cook for another 5-10 mins on high flame,stir it continuously .serve hot.
Basmati rice – 1 cup
Kesar – 4-5 strands
Cardamom – 2
Cloves – 2
Whole black pepper – 1 tbsp
Cinnamon – 1 stick (1 inch)
Bay Leaves – 2
Crushed black pepper – 1 tsp
Gulab Jal – 1 tbsp
Kewra Jal – 1 tbsp
Meetha Atar – 3-4 drops
Kaju – as required
Kismis – as required
Soak the rice for atleast 1 hour.Then cook it with 1/2 tsp salt and 2 tbsp refined oil till 80% cooked.Now,strain it and let it cool.
In a separate bowl soak the kesar strands in some warm water.
Now heat some oil and ghee in a pan,and temper it with all whole spices let it splutter.Then,add kaju and kismis saute it.Now add cooked rice and mix it well.
Now add salt,sugar,gulab jal,meetha atar,kewra jal,crushed black pepper and 1 tbsp ghee,Kesar with water.Give it a good mix.
Garnish it and serve hot.
Chicken – Preferably whole chicken cut in 4 pcs. or cut in medium pcs
Ginger-Garlic paste – 1tbsp
Poppy seed , Kaju,Green chili paste – 2tbsp
Curd – 1 cup
Kashmiri Red chili powder – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder – 1 tbsp
Spice mix powder – 1tsp(Recipe below)
Kewra water – 1 tbsp
Gulab jal – 1tbsp
Meetha atar – 1tbsp
Lemon juice – 1tsp
Refined oil/Mustard oil
Marinade the chicken with all the ingredients and 3-4 tbsp of refined oil.Keep aside for atleast 3-4 hours.
Then,heat 4-5 tbsp of oil in a kadhai and add the marinated chicken.Cook it for 15-20 minutes, stir occasionaly.
You’ll notice the oil separating from the mixture.
Then add 1-2 cup of hot boiling water.Cover it and cook till chicken is nicely done.
There should not be soo much of gravy.
Serve hot with Kolkata Biryani,Paratha or steamed rice.
Spice Mix Powder- Take Nutmeg,Mace,Clove,Cardamom
Mutton/Baby goat -500 grams (cut into medium pieces)
Onion chopped – Large 1
Onion large – 1 cut in squares
Capsicum – 1 medium(cut in squares)
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Black Pepper- 1 tsp
Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
Dry Red chili- whole and seedless
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Kashmiri Chili powder-1 tbsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Cumin powder – 1tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Ginger paste- 1 tbsp
Garlic paste – 1tbsp
Tomatoes puree – 1 cup
Tomato chopped – 1 medium
Salt to taste
Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds,dry red chili and black peppercorns and grind to a coarse powder. Heat oil in a kadai,add onion and saute till lightly browned.Add Ginger-Garlic paste saute again for 5 minutes.Add half the coarsely ground spice powder,turmeric,chili powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,garam masala and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes,tomato puree and salt cook till it releases oil.Add mutton and cook it for 15-20 minutes stirr occasionally.Now you can pressure cook the mutton or can cook in oven till it perfectly cooked with 1- 2 cup of water.
After that,Add remaining coarsely ground spice powder,capsicum,onion squares and cook for more 10 minutes.
Garnish with green pepper slices.Serve hot with indian bread.