• Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 5
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Total Cook Time: 1 hr 25 mins
  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Murgh Malaiwala Recipe: A delicious chicken recipe made with no oil or ghee. Chicken drumsticks marinated with ginger-garlic and cooked in milk, cream, chillies, saffron and a rose petal garam masala.

Ingredients Of Murgh Malaiwala

  • For the gravy:
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 3 Green chillies, chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1 tsp Green cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Dry ginger powder
  • 1 tsp White pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Kasoori methi
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • 2 tsp Almonds, chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • For the marinade:
  • 5 Chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp White pepper powder
  • For the garam masala:
  • 1 Black cardamom (badi elaichi)
  • 6-8 Green cardamoms (choti elaichi)
  • 1 piece Mace (javitri)
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds (zeera)
  • 4-5 Cloves (laung)
  • 1 Cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 4-5 Black peppercorns (kali mirch)
  • 6-7 Dried rose petals

How to Make Murgh Malaiwala

  • For the marination:
  • 1.Make small incisions in the drum sticks of chicken. Marinate with ginger, garlic paste and white pepper for thirty minutes.
  • For the garam masala:
  • 1.Dry roast the garam masala ingredients and grind them in a mortar and pestle or mixie.
  • For the gravy:
  • 1.Heat a pan and add cream, onions, green chillies, and cook till the onions are soft.
  • 2.Now add the milk and the marinated chicken, mix well.
  • 3.Add green cardamom powder, chopped ginger, dry ginger powder, coriander leaves, white pepper powder, kasoori methi, garam masala, a pinch of saffron. Let it simmer.
  • 4.Saute well and cook for some time (about 7-10 minutes). Add salt. Mix well.
  • 5.Garnish with chopped almonds and serve hot.


Serve with hot chapati or paratha

Published by Sima Sarkar

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