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Recipe of Kadhai Murg

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Kadhai Murg
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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Tender chunks of chicken tossed with the tang of tomatoes, an array of spices and chillies.


  • 1 kg diced chicken
  • 8 whole red chillies
  • 1 Tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 bowl of ghee
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 kg tomatoes - chopped
  • 4 chopped green chillies
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp fresh coriander - chopped
  • 1 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp brown cardamom powder
  • A pinch of black pepper powder
  • A pinch of cumin powder
  • 1 tsp fenugreek powder (kasoori methi)
  • A pinch of fennel powder
  • Salt - to taste

How to Make Kadhai Murg

  1. Roast the whole red chillies and coriander seeds, then coarsely grind them.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan, saute the garlic lightly.
  3. Add the ground spices and stir.
  4. Now add tomatoes stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the green chillies and ginger, simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Then add the chicken, mix well and cook till almost done.
  7. Now sprinkle salt and fresh coriander leaves, stir.
  8. Add the black pepper powder, brown cardamom powder, fenugreek powder, cumin powder, green cardamom powder and fennel powder.
  9. Stir again and serve.

Reshma Munshi »» 1 year ago »»

This turned out to be just ok. Would give two stars.