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Saffron Chicken

Saffron Chicken

Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 lbs chicken breast or thigh, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 2 tsp dry ginger powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 10 cloves
  • 1 tsp chilli powder or to taste
  • 1 stick cinnamon broken into small pieces
  • 2 Tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp saffron soaked in 2 Tbsp warm milk


  1. Wash and wipe chicken dry.
  2. Heat ghee and fry the chicken pieces over high heat till light brown.
  3. Add ginger powder, cloves, chilli powder, cinnamon and fennel. Stir a few times and add 1/2 cup water.

  4. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer till chicken is tender.
  5. Add the kesar and cook till all the extra liquid dries up. Serve hot.

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