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Tamatri Murg

Hem Lata Srivastava
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Others
  • Punjabi
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. chicken leg pieces 1/2 kg
  2. tomatoes 1 1/4 kg
  3. Green chilli 2
  4. ginger 1 inch
  5. onion 1 chopped
  6. ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp
  7. salt to taste
  8. green cardamom 4
  9. cinnamon 1 stick
  10. Bay leaf 1
  11. white pepper powder 1 1/2 tsp
  12. Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  13. cashew nut paste 2 tbsp
  14. fresh Ceam 1 1/2 tbsp
  15. Kasoori methi powder 1 tsp
  16. butter 75 gms
  17. clarified butter 1 tsp
  18. cumin 1/2 tsp
  19. sugar 1 tsp
  20. lemon juice 1 tbsp
  21. coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Thoroughly wash chicken legs and cut with a knife. Add lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste and ½ tsp white pepper powder and combine well. Leave this to marinade for 1 hour.
  2. At 180°C roast the marinated chicken for ½ hour. Combine ½ tsp salt, cumin, cardamom bay leaf, green chili, ginger, garam masala powder, onions and tomatoes (cut into 4 pieces).
  3. Crush with your palms and using a muslin cloth strain the juices.
  4. In a pan heat ghee and add the above made tomato juice and by continuous stirring, add cashew nut paste, butter and white pepper powder.
  5. Leave this to cook for 10 minutes and add roasted chicken pieces and kasoori methi. Cook for another 5 minutes and turn off the flame.
  6. Pour in cream and stir gently. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

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Sujata Limbu
Sujata Limbu   Aug-19-2015

This chicken dish looks full of flavours and tasty.

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