Bird chukar is a traditional Indian dish that is made with rice and chicken, seasoned with pepper and salt. The word comes from the Hindi word has meaning roasted chicken and kukari which mean salt. It is one of the most popular dishes in Pakistan and other parts of India where it is cooked on special occasions like Onam and Diwali. But today you can get this delicious Indian dish in many places all around the world, including groceries, fast food joints, street stalls and even supermarkets.
In reality, a recipe to make bird chukar is very easy to make provided one has the ingredients available. For starters, it requires onions, chicken, red pepper powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and green chillies or mustard seeds. All these ingredients can be bought from any grocery store or spice shop. Onions and spices are available at the back. However, for the perfect recipe to wow your guests, it is best to use real spices and not the fake ones.
When making a recipe for bird chukar, it is important to use quality ingredients. To make the dish taste right, it is better to buy dry spices that have little water content and are therefore very dry. These dry spices will preserve the flavor much longer than the moist ones. The next time you go to cook chukar, don't forget to use high-quality ingredients and replace them with new ones.
For a delicious and authentic meal, mix in some potatoes (raw) along with the chicken and onion along with the coriander powder. Then, throw in the cumin powder and turmeric powder. Stir the ingredients together and cook for about two minutes. Now, serve hot. If you wish, you could serve this with steamed rice or other side dish that you have prepared earlier.
If you are looking for a fast and easy recipe to prepare, then you can prepare this during your lunch break. You may either fry the chicken in oil or cook in the oven. Both these methods are known to be faster than frying the ingredients in their own oil. However, it may take much longer to bake the cougar completely.
The traditional recipe called "chutney" or "bhel puri" calls for onions, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes. In India, however, this dish is known as "chutney" and commonly made with chicken, beef, pork, or chicken liver. The spices in the recipe also include green chilies, coriander, cumin, and turmeric. In most of the Indian recipes, the dish is complemented with tamarind. It is best to marinate the chicken in tamarind for about an hour before cooking in order to reduce the amount of spices and flavors in the marinade. The traditional chutney recipe is thicker and creamier than chicken kebabs.
For chicken, you can use boneless, skinless chicken, shoulder, leg, or whole chicken. You may also substitute with your preferred spices. To make a thicker, flavoured chutney, add extra herbs and curry leaves, such as cardamom, fenugreek, and cloves. If you have some coconut oil on hand, you may also blend in some coconut milk, yogurt, or almond milk to make creamy, rich, and luxurious chicken chutney.
Chutney is available in various restaurants in Delhi. You may even ask the waiters or biryani cooks to prepare delicious bird chars for your dining experience in New Delhi. You will definitely enjoy the delicious meal provided. Moreover, if you are planning to visit Delhi during festive seasons, then enjoy a sightseeing tour to the historical city and have a gala time with delicious delicacies. Bon appetite!