Chicken Chap

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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,Cinnamon,Shah marich,Shah jeera,Star anise,Black pepper in equal quantity and grind it.