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Pahadi Murgh Recipe

Pahadi Murgh
How to make Pahadi Murgh

Tender chicken cooked with loads of masalas and a hint of sourness, pahadi style.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Easy

Ingredients of Pahadi Murgh

  • 1 kg Chicken
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • Ginger, one inch x 10 pieces
  • 12-15 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp black pepper corns
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 3 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • Coriander, fresh
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp tamarind extracts
  • 1/2 cup milk

How to Make Pahadi Murgh

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Quick marination for chicken:

Season the chicken with a pinch of salt, half a teaspoon of turmeric and half teaspoon of red chili powder.

Gravy preparation:

In a pan add oil, coriander seeds, ginger, garlic, pepper corns, cloves, cinnamon, fennel seeds and chopped onion.
Now add one teaspoon salt and the remaining chili powder and turmeric.
Blend the masala by hand or in a mixer grinder.
Now in a pan shallow fry the chicken, 5-7 minutes on each side or till it's cooked.
In another pan add oil, black & green cardamom, cinnamon, chopped onion and the green masala paste you prepared earlier.
Add the tamarind extract, yogurt and milk to the mix.
Pour some more water, add the chicken, cover with a lid and let it cook.
Once cooked, add spring onions on the top and serve hot.
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