Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Shahi chaney

Shahi chaney

Shahi chaney is another recipe from Mughal era dishes. Shahi means Royal and the royal families of mughal era did enjoy their food very well. Their cooks also competed with each other to come up with best recipes for their kings and the royal families. Who ever came up with shahi chaney did please the masters well. This dish is still ruling the cuisines in India and Pakistan. It is so famous that some restaurants i have seen are serving just shahi chaney. Every time i cook this at home kids put some away for later and they keep asking when are we having shahi chaney again.

This delicious dish is one of the simplest of all the shahi dishes. Try this dish and you will make your loved ones more then happy. If you like it please do use comment box below and do not forget to subscribe our site to get new recipes everyday, we don't just share the recipes from around the world, we dig the history for you to bring some of the best recipes for you and we bring the memories of ancient life into your kitchen.


1: Boneless Chicken 1kg 

2: Oil 2tbsp

3: Salt as per taste

4: Black pepper powder as per taste

5: Green chilies 2 (finely chopped)

6: Ginger & Garlic paste 1tsp

7: Onions 2 medium (finely chopped)

8: Almond paste 1tsp

9: Yogurt 1tsp

10: All spices 1tsp

12: Lemon juice 1tsp

13: Coriander leaves half cup (finely chopped)

14: Water to boil the chicken

15: Chickpeas 1 can

16: Italian seasoning 1tsp


In a pan boil the chicken on medium flame, rinse the water once chicken is boiled, shred the chicken ans set aside (save the stock in a glass)
Heat the oil in a pan on low flame, add onions and cook till brown, add green chilies and cook for 1 minute, add almond paste, salt, black pepper, ginger & garlic paste, all spices and lemon jiuce, cook for 1 minute, add shredded chicken and chickpeas, chicken stock and Italian seasoning, mix well and cover with a lid, cook till water evaporates and oil comes on surface.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

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