Pahadi Murgh Recipe

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Pahadi Murgh
How to make Pahadi Murgh
  • Chef: Aditya Bal
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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

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

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