Murgh Aur Paneer Ki Khurchan & Mattar Malai Recipe

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Murgh Aur Paneer Ki Khurchan & Mattar Malai
  • Chef: Manish Mehrotra, Team India
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Immersed with flavour, thin strips of paneer and chicken are served on a bed of creamy peas and topped with fried shredded phyllo.

Ingredients of Murgh Aur Paneer Ki Khurchan & Mattar Malai

  • 1 chicken breast boneless
  • 75 gm paneer
  • 1 packet bhuna masala
  • A pinch of Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 tsp chopped coriander
  • 1 sheet phyllo pastry (Paper thin sheets of un-leavened flour. Available in supermarkets and specialty stores)
  • 6 Tbsp cream
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 tsp chopped dill leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • Chopped green chilli, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp tomato puree

How to Make Murgh Aur Paneer Ki Khurchan & Mattar Malai

  • 1.Clean and cut chicken breast into julienne. Add egg, salt and corn flour. Keep aside.
  • 2.Cut paneer into thin julienne.
  • 3.Fry chicken and paneer separately till light golden in color. Drain and keep aside.
  • 4.Heat oil in a pan, saute ginger garlic paste. Add bhuna masala along with red chilli powder and tomato puree. Cook well.
  • 5.Add fried chicken and paneer toss well to coat evenly. Adjust seasoning.
  • 6.Finish with fresh coriander and lemon juice.
  • 7.Cut phyllo sheets into very thin julienne, deep fry till golden in color.
  • 8.For creamed green peas, heat oil in pan and add cumin. Add chopped ginger and green chillies. Add boiled peas and cook.
  • 9.Add cream and dill leaves. Adjust seasoning.
  • 10.Serve khurchan with creamed green peas and fried phyllo.