Murg Noorjehani Recipe

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Murg Noorjehani
How to make Murg Noorjehani
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Murg Noorjehani Recipe: An authentic Chicken recipe that's not just quick but also easy to cook. Chicken marinated in curd and spices, then cooked with milk and saffron and garnished with almonds.

Ingredients of Murg Noorjehani

  • 1 Kg chicken
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp aniseed
  • 8 pieces garlic
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 3 Brown cardamom
  • 2 cups curd, whipped
  • 6 tsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • A pinch of saffron
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 5-6 Sultanas and almonds

How to Make Murg Noorjehani

  • 1.For the paste, grind together the green chillies, aniseed, ginger, garlic, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and salt with a little water.
  • 2.Add the paste to the chicken and prick the meat for the flavor to sink in.
  • 3.Add whipped curd to the chicken and leave it to marinate for 3 hours at least.
  • 4.Heat the ghee in a pan, add the bay leaves and onions and saute on high flame till they turn golden- brown.
  • 5.In another pan, warm the milk, add the saffron, stir gently and keep aside.
  • 6.Add the marinated chicken to the sauteed onions. Let it cook on high flame for 5-6 minutes.
  • 7.Now pour the milk into the chicken and cook on low flame for 30-40 minutes.
  • 8.Roast the sultanas and almonds with a dash of oil for a few mins.
  • 9.Garnish with the roasted sultanas and almonds. Serve hot.
Key Ingredients: chicken, salt, aniseed, garlic, Cloves, ginger, Green chillies, Cinnamon stick, Brown cardamom, curd, ghee (clarified butter), onions, Bay leaves, milk, saffron, oil, Sultanas and almonds