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Emperor Akbar's chicken dinner with dal and roti (lentils and bread) - Mughal feasts #3 on 2 Ap 2011
Mughal feast #3 cooked three recipes on Saturday 2nd April 2011 for Emperor Akbar from Akbar's section in the S. Husain "Emperor's Table". The three recipes were
1. Murgh Zameen Doz = Chicken wrapped in bread and baked
2. Khasa Tilaai (Paheet) = Lentil cooked with yoghurt
3. Roghni Roti Shahi = Wholewheat milk bread

See photos of the Mughal feasts, or start with the Akbar section.

This feast or dinner was a nice combination of chicken with lentils and bread. It was fun to make, but overall the flavor and taste was not that great - they get an overall rating of B-. The chicken especially was not outstanding - the meat was moist and somewhat flavorful, but not succulent or exciting, an overall C+. So too with the lentils - just mildly interesting with a B-. The bread was perhaps the most interesting with a mild sweet flavor, different from the normal rotis, and g…