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Chicken Afghani is a rich ,smooth and creamy delicious dish which is quite similar to Malai/Cream.
Chicken.Afghnai Chicken is whitish/creamish gravy with succulent chicken pieces which melts in the mouth. There are no complex powdered masala/spices used in making this delectable Afghani Chicken.

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Afghani Chicken
tastes best with Naan/Tandoori Roti or roomali roti .Well I really don't know how authentic the recipe is but trust me its the best and taste just like we get in the resturants here in Mumbai. Afghani Chicken is loved by everyone especially kids as it's mild spiced and not too heavy on masalas. Afghani Chicken is always a hit at our place and so is my Cream Chicken/Malai Chicken .Do give this a try I'm sure you will love it.

500 grams chicken (I used breast and thigh)
1 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
1 tsp lime juice
1/2 cup thick curd .
3 tbsp cream 
2 tsp oil to shallow fry .

2 medium sized onions 
10 cashews
10 almonds 
3 green chillies
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp coarsely crushed  pepper powder
kasuri methi 2 tsp 
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp cream
few coriander leaves chopped.

Wash the chicken pieces well ,drain excess water .
Apply salt lime juice and ginger garlic paste and set aside for 30 minutes.
Whisk curds till smooth add cream and apply this to the marinated chicken and keep aside for 3 to 4 hours or refrigerated overnight .
Heat a pan add oil ,then add the chicken pieces without adding the marinade you will be left out with ,we will use that later.
Fry the chicken well until done ,at the end just switch the flame high for a minute and toss the chicken ,this will give a nice barbeque look with brown spots .
Switch the fame off and remove the chicken in a plate.

Cut the onion into 3 to 4 parts .
Boil the onions with cashews and almonds adding little water ,let it cook for 6 to 7 minutes.
Allow it to cool.
Once cool put it in a mixer jar along with green chillies and grind to a smooth paste adding little water.

Heat a pan /vessel add 2 tsp oil ,1 tbsp butter once hot add 2 bayleaves followed by the ground onion paste.
Saute for 7 to 8 minutes over low flame .
Add in the leftover marinade and saute while stirring ocassionally 
Add in garam masala powder and crushed pepper , mix well  .
Add about 1 to 1/12 cup water depending on the consistency of the gravy needed 
Let it come to a nice boil 
Add the fried chicken pieces and give it a good mix.
Let it simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
Add kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaves crushing it in your palms,also add chopped coriander leaves.
Check for seasonings ,add salt ,lime juice or slitted chillies or pepper if needed.
Heat 3 to 4 pieces of coal once red hot place it over the gravy by keeping a piece of foil .
Add few drops of oil or butter on the hot coal and immediatley cover tight with a lid.
Let the smoke get infused for 5 to 6 minutes.
Then gently remove the foil and coal.
Just before serving add 1tbsp cream .
Serve hot with naan/roti /paratha or any bread of your choice.

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pav pattice

Masala pav pattice my most Childhood favorite Mumbai street food is very delicious chatpata and filling snack which can be enjoyed as a light  dinner too  . I simply love love Masala Pav Pattice and can eat it any time of the day ..Masala Pav pattice is a sandwich version of the famous Mumbai Masala Pavwhich i have shared earlier .

Chilli garlic paste sauted and later coated with butter on sliced pav which is then sandwiched with potato tikki ,onion and topped with coriander and served with lime. This chatpata pav pattice is utterly delicious and a must try for all chat and streetfood lovers.

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for the chilli garlic paste
12 dry kashmiri Chillies soaked in hot water for 15 minutes, discard the seeds. 
1 tsp cumin seeds 
20 garlic cloves (approximately 3 tbsp minced ) 
rock salt as needed 

Grind to a smooth  paste adding little water and keep aside 

4 potatoes 
2 green chillies chopped 
1/4 tsp garam masala 
1 tsp oil
butter as needed 
chaat masala as required
salt to taste
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Firstly make Potato pattice.
Boil and  mash potatoes, peel the skin  add salt ,haldi/turmeric powder , cumin powder,green chilli chopped , make tikki shallow fry. 
Add 1tsp  oil and 1 tbsp butter and the ground chilli garlic paste saute very well for 10  to 15 minutes. 
Add rock salt, garam masala powder and mix well .
Add little water and it cook .

Slice the pav/loaf bread
Add the  sliced pav in the masala let it coat it well add butter and few chopped coriander leaves. 
Add tomato slice, chopped onions and potato  pattice. 
Add in more butter, chaat masala squeeze lime and addd more coriander leaves and some sev
You can add some grated cheese too. 
Serve hot/warm. 

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