Ajmer is known to the city where there is the right mix of cultures. Since centuries millions of tourists visit the holy city of Ajmer for the Ajmer Sharif Dargah. Since the 16th century, this city has the shared the Mughal influence in the cuisine. Murg Ajmeri (Chicken Ajmeri) is the true depiction of a royal touch to the dish.
Ajmer is a city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. If you happen to visit Rajasthan don’t miss driving to Ajmer for Sharif Dargah, the domed shrine of the Muslim Sufi saint Garib Nawaz.
Till then enjoy dipping yourself into some royalness 🙂 Happy Cooking.
Add all the ingredients for marination in a bowl and let it rest for an hour. Keep it covered.
Heat oil or ghee in a heavy bottomed pan and add the spices mentioned under 'For the Spice Mix' on a low flame. You don't want them to burn away too quickly.
Now add the finely chopped onion and saute till it turns slightly golden brown.
Add the coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala and mix everything well. Cook it for 2-3 mins.
The marinated chicken pieces can now be added along with the everything else used for marination.
Cook till you see oil start appearing on the sides. This takes around 30 mins.
Check the salt and add the fresh cream. Top it with chopped cashews and coriander leaves.
Serve this hot with Naan or Jeera Rice