Murg Malaikari | How to make Murg Malaikari

By Chandrima Sarkar  |  28th Jul 2015  |  
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About Murg Malaikari Recipe

Try my ‘Murg Malaikari’, celebrate the Poila day of Bengali new year by cooking this dish for your near and dear ones. And don’t forget to tell me that how was your experience.

Murg Malaikari

Ingredients to make Murg Malaikari

  • chicken- 1 kg (I used with bone medium sized pieces)
  • Paste of 3 medium sized onions
  • garlic paste- 1 tsp
  • ginger paste- 1 tbsp
  • cumin powder- 1 tbsp
  • coconut milk- 1 cup
  • Slit green chilies- 3-4
  • turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Kashmiri mirch powder- 1 tsp
  • salt
  • mustard oil
  • For the tempering-Whole dry red chilies- 2
  • Black peppercorn- 1/2 tsp (roughly crushed)
  • Green cardamoms- 4-5 (roughly crushed)
  • cinnamon- Two 1 ” pieces
  • cloves- 3-4
  • bay leaf- 1

How to make Murg Malaikari

  1. Heat 4-5 tbsp oil in a deep frying pan. Temper with the ingredients mentioned ‘ for tempering ‘. Add onion paste. Fry for a minute on medium flame, add ginger-garlic paste. Add cumin powder, turmeric powder and kashmiri mirch powder.
  2. Mix and fry on medium flame till oil separates from the masala. Add freshly washed chicken pieces and green chilies. Mix well. Cover and cook for 10 minutes on medium flame. Stir in between. Add 1/4 cup of water and salt. Mix, cover and cook. When chicken is half cooked add coconut milk. Mix and cook with lid on until done. Adjust salt if needed. Remove from heat.

My Tip:

Serve hot with steamed rice.

Reviews for Murg Malaikari (2)

Sheeni Singh3 years ago

A beautiful looking dish dear

anjana arora4 years ago

I tried this yesterday as I love Bengali food . MY dish came out v tasty but the presentation was not as good as yours !