How to make Zafrani Grilled Chicken - Delicious saffron flavoured chicken

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Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Zafrani Grilled Chicken

Hindi: murgh
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Zafrani Grilled Chicken

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Zafrani Grilled Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken thin strips 2

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Fresh red chilli seeded and chopped 1

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tbsps + for garnishing

  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp + for garnishing

  • Saffron (kesar) soaked in milk a few strands

  • Satay sticks soaked 4


Step 1

Grind together garlic, red chilli, olive oil, salt, mint leaves and lemon juice into a fine paste.

Step 2

Place the chicken pieces in a bowl. Add soaked saffron and prepared paste. Mix well and set aside to marinate for thirty minutes. Pierce the marinated chicken onto skewers. Heat the Grill Pan. Place chicken pieces in it and grill until golden brown on both the sides.

Step 3

Serve hot garnished with mint leaves and lemon juice.

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