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Himachali Tawa Murgh Recipe

Himachali Tawa Murgh
How to make Himachali Tawa Murgh

About Himachali Tawa Murgh Recipe: Try our version of Himachali tawa murgh. Chicken pieces marinated in curd, cream and freshly ground garam masala. Topped with a sizzling tempering of red chillies and coriander. A must have in the dinner party menu!

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Himachali Tawa Murgh

  • 7 Chicken pieces (cut into medium size)
  • For the marinade:
  • 1 cup Hung curd
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 tsp Garam masala
  • For the garam masala:
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon sticks, small
  • 10-12 Black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 7 Green cardamom
  • 2 Brown cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • For the main preparation:
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon (juiced)
  • For the tempering:
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3 Dried red chillies
  • 3-4 Red chilli whole
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder

How to Make Himachali Tawa Murgh

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Prepare the garam masala:

In a grinder, grind a semi-fine powder of all the ingredients.
Himachali Tawa Murgh
You may or may not dry roast these before grinding.

Prepare the marinade:

Marinate the chicken pieces with turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, cream, hung curd and garam masala.
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Mix them well, cover and keep it in the fridge for 1 hour.
Himachali Tawa Murgh

Prepare the main preparation:

In a pan add oil.
Place the marinated chicken pieces in the pan and cook.
Himachali Tawa Murgh
Cover the pan and let the chicken cook til tender and brown.
Himachali Tawa Murgh

Prepare the tempering:

In a small pan add oil, dried red chillies and coriander leaves. Saute a bit.
Himachali Tawa Murgh
Sprinkle some garam masala and some lemon juice on top of the chicken. Pour the prepared tadka over.
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