Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry | How to make Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry

By litushree Pradhan  |  18th Apr 2018  |  
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About Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry Recipe

Murgir jhol is  light and flavorful ,delicious and authentic Bengali chicken curry recipe with potatoes.

Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry

Ingredients to make Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry

  • chicken curry cut 500gm
  • Masala Paste(grind onion,garlic,ginger,coriander seeds,cumin,dry red chilli,green chiili,cinnamon, cardamom)
  • potatoes(4 small size) chopped into half(optional
  • 2 Medium onion(finely chopped)
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • mustard oil 50ml
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 11/2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Garam masala 1tsp
  • chicken Masala 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 cup water
  • For Masala 2 Medium onions(roughly chopped) Garlic 8-10 pods Ginger 1inch (roughly chopped) Coriander seeds 1tsp Cumin Seeds 1tsp 2 Dry red chilli 1 Green chilli 1 inch cinnamon 2 cardamom

How to make Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry

  1. Procedure to Make Masala: Place all ingredients into mixie jar and put little water and  grind to paste.
  2. Clean the chicken and keep it aside.Place a heavy bottom pan or kadhai put the oil and once the oil is heated, 
  3. Let the sugar to caramelized (don't burn it) .Now add bay leaf .Now add the turmeric and chilli powder
  4. Immediately add finely sliced onions,and saute till it turns golden brown(tips: add salt in this stage as it helps the onion to cook fast)
  5. Now add chicken and raw potatoes into the masala till it roasted and cooked( all raw smell of masala goes off and oil start coming from sides) in slow flame for around 20 minutes.
  6. Now add water and bring this whole thing to a good boil, cover and simmer till oil floats on top.
  7. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves..Murgir Jhol is ready to serve hot with rice or chapatis( Indian breads).

Reviews for Murgir Jhol/Chicken Potato Curry (1)

Milli Garg8 months ago

litushree Pradhan
8 months ago
thanq so much!