Awadi Dahi Murg (Chicken in Yogurt Gravy)

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"Basically, it's similar to a chicken curry, but it's much tastier. It could also be made with fish instead of chicken."
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55 m servings 862 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 862 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 43 g
  • 66%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 86.4 g
  • 173%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 208 mg
  • 69%
  • Sodium:
  • 2151 mg
  • 86%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place the ginger, garlic, turmeric, chili powder, and coriander in a blender; blend into a smooth paste.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the fenugreek seeds in the oil until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes; stir in the paste; cook until the oil separates from the mixture, about 20 minutes. Mix in the yogurt, cilantro, chilies, and salt; cook until thick, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the chicken; cook for 10 minutes.


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Changes I (inevitably) made - used ghee instead of oil, ground fenugreek instead of seeds, and ground ginger instead of fresh. I really love the flavor of fenugreek but Husband does not at all. ...

Machhli (not machili) is fish in Hindi. The recipe call for a chicken!! It would have been more accurate to call it Avadhi dahi MURG (chicken). Generally Avadhi cooking has marination involved a...

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