Murg Polau | How to make Murg Polau

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ByPoulomi Ghosh
Created on 18th Mar 2017
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  • By Poulomi Ghosh
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About Murg Polau

I’m going to share with you a simple but traditional recipe, you can call it one pot mill. Actually if you are in harry but want to serve a yummy dish then this going to be your 1st choice.

Murg Polau is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Murg Polau by Poulomi Ghosh is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Murg Polau at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Murg Polau is a dish which comes from world cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Murg Polau takes 120 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Murg Polau make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Murg Polau will be the best option for you. The flavor of Murg Polau is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Murg Polau at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time2Hours
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Murg Polau

Ingredients to make Murg Polau

  • Chicken- 600gm (cut into big pieces) ; yougart-100gm ; ginger paste-1tbs ; Garlic paste-1tbs ; Green chili paste-1tsp ; Cashew paste-1tbs ; Melon seed pate-1tbs
  • Nutmeg powder- ¼ tsp & ¼ tsp ; Mace powder-1/3 tsp & 1/3 tsp ; Garam mashala powder ( cinnamon,cardamom,cloves)-1 tsp ; Basmati rice- 2 cup ; Turmeric powder-2 tsp ; Whole garam mashala- (cinnamon stick 1 inch, cardamom 5-6 , cloves 4-5)
  • Gee- 100gm ; Vegetable oil- 50gm ; Salt- as per taste ; Sugar- 2-3 tbs ; Cashew- 10-12 ; Raisin-12-15 ; Rose water-1tsp ; Kewra water- 1tsp ; Berestha(deep fried onion) - 1 cup ; Milk- 1cup

How to make Murg Polau

  1. Wash the chicken keep it in a large mixing bowl,
  2. Now marinate the chicken with ingredients no (2 to 10) and also add salt mix it nicely, keep it into the refrigerator for atleast 2 h. It will help to tenderize the chicken.
  3. Wash basmati rice and soak it in water for 1 h. It will help in enlargement of the rich.
  4. After that mix it with 25 gm gee, turmeric powder, nutmeg & mace powder. Keep it for another 25 min.
  5. Now take a pan, add remaining gee & oil, let it get little hot,
  6. After that add marinated chicken cover it and let it cook within its own water,
  7. When the chicken is almost 70% cooked, add rice and mix it,
  8. Now normally we add exact double quantity of water to the rice but in this dish, we’ll add water adjusting the gravy quantity. Check it and add milk & water in 1:1 ratio.
  9. Wait for 1 boil then cover it and cook it for 10 min on medium flame
  10. Then open the lid, add fried cashew, raisin, half of beresta, sugar and salt if needed.
  11. Then cook for another 5 min
  12. After that turn the gas off and spread rest of beresta (deep fried onion) on the top of it. And serve it hot hot.
My Tip: Serve it with some onion raita.

Reviews for Murg Polau (1)

Diksha Wahi5 months ago
Wow what a pulao