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Peyajkoli Komola Murgi (Chicken with Oranges and Onion Stalks)

Maumita Paul Ghosh
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Peyajkoli Komola Murgi (Chicken with Oranges and Onion Stalks) RECIPE

Peyajkoli Komola Murgi. A mellifluous symphony. Chicken drumsticks. Luscious oranges. Pristine onion stalks. A touch of yogurt. A kiss of grated ginger. An explosion of fiendish chillies.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • West Bengal

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 400 g chicken drumsticks
  2. 2 bundles of peyajkoli / green onion stalks
  3. 2 oranges peeled and the segments separated
  4. 2 tbsp yogurt whipped
  5. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  6. 1 tsp red chili powder
  7. 2-3 green chillies
  8. 3 onion finely sliced
  9. 2 tsp ginger paste
  10. 2-3 whole dry red chillies
  11. 2-3 bay leaves
  12. 11/2 tbsp mustard oil
  13. salt to taste


  1. Marinate the chicken with yogurt, ginger paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, a little salt and refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours.
  2. Cut the onion stalks to 11/2 inch long pieces. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil, temper with whole dry red chilies and bay leaves. When the spices start to release their aroma, throw in the sliced onions, fry till light brown.
  4. Now add the marinated chicken and cook over a low to medium heat till the chicken is about 75% cooked.
  5. Add the onion stalks and the orange segments, stir in the green chili paste, sprinkle in the salt.
  6. Continue to cook over a medium flame till the onion stalks and chicken are tender.
  7. Add 1/3 cup of warm water, throw in a couple of green chillies, give it a good stir. Cook over a low flame for another 2-3 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

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rakhi India
rakhi India   Jul-13-2017

thanx for sharing this Peyajkoli Komola Murgi recipe, my family is crazy for chicken , this is so easy n looks delicious

Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Apr-11-2017

Wow an authentic dish, so nice!

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