Try This Delicious Chicken Kwati Recipe for a Flavorful Nepali Meal

Total Time: 20 minutes
Serving size: 4 servings

Are you looking for an authentic Nepali dish? Look no further than this delicious Chicken Kwati recipe! A traditional Nepali meal, chicken kwati is made with a mixture of nine grains and boneless chicken. The combination of herbs, spices and other ingredients produces a flavorful and fragrant dish that will tantalize your taste buds. Serve it up with some naan or rice to make the perfect lunch or dinner. Read on to learn how to make this classic Nepali dish at home!
Lb00094 Chicken Kwati

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- 200 grams kwati (mixture of nine grains) - 100 grams boneless chicken (goat meat is preferred) - 3 tablespoons oil - Salt to taste - ½ tablespoon turmeric powder - ½ tablespoon coriander powder - ½ tablespoon cumin powder - ½ tablespoon red chili powder - 2-3 tej patta (Indian bay leaves)


1. Soak Kwati for a night or for two nights if you want them to be sprouted, and then drain in a cloth for about two days. 2. Heat the pressure cooker over the gas stove and add oil when it's hot. Add some fenugreek and thyme seeds, then add red chili and Kwati. 3. Fry the mixture for few minutes, then add turmeric and salt. 4. Add the small pieces of chicken and cook for 5-7 minutes in the pressure cooker with lid on. 5. Take off the lid once it has reached five whistles, pour into a pan and cook until well done.
This classic Nepali dish is packed full of flavor and nutrition! The combination of nine grains, herbs, spices and boneless chicken creates an unforgettable taste that's sure to be a hit with your family or dinner guests. Serve up this delicious Chicken Kwati recipe over some naan or rice for a memorable Nepali meal.


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