• The meat used in the dish needs to necessarily be boneless and tender.
• Please ensure that a deep dish is used to cook the meat thoroughly, leaving it well cooked and deeply infused with the flavours of the curry.
The Nawabi Chicken Handi is a rich, scrumptious and creamy curry made with succulent boneless chicken. Served with naan, flatbread and sometimes with rice, the Nawabi Chicken Handi is a testament to the grandeur and decadence of the nobility in the sub-continent. Even though there are different variations of the handi, nawabi handi being one of them, this dish is identified by the variations in flavour and texture that it has to offer. The aroma and the taste of the Nawabi Chicken Handi leaves
Garam masala is known as all spices or whole spices. It is a blend of different spices ground together such as cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorn, mace and nut meg. To give the dish its flavor and aroma garam masala is used in most of the curries, gravies and rice as well.
Almond paste is known as a thickening agent used in the gravies to make it rich and creamy. It can be made simply at home by blending blanched almonds with a little water if required. It is way cheaper than the store bought almond paste. Almond paste can be stored up to 4 days in the fridge.
Yogurt, is an important element for almost all the Indian, Pakistani dishes as well as curries and gravies. Yogurt is good for everything, it is a good source for protein and calcium. Yogurt is mostly used in Hyderabadi cuisines to make the dish thick and rich.
The marination of the chicken is one of the most important steps in the preparation of this dish. It needs to be noted that the chicken must be well treated in the marinade and left to rest to ensure that the flavours are deeply infused into the chicken.
Almond paste is the main element in this dish. It gives the dish a rather rich, creamy texture. Almond paste is usually made by soaking the almonds in the warm water, removing the skin and then blending it into a thick paste. Another important element of the dish is onion paste, which gives this dish a rather smooth texture. Onion paste is made from blending the onion into a smooth paste.
A delicious chicken handi made with spices. The almond paste is the main ingredient that makes the gravy rich and thick. The dish drives from the city of Kolkata. The dish is aromatic and full of flavors. It can be served with naan or rice.