Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry) | How to make Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry)

By Srabonti Dutta  |  24th Apr 2018  |  
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Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry)by Srabonti Dutta
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    50

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  • Serves

    4

    People

4

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About Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry) Recipe

Deshi Murgir Jhol or Country Chicken Curry served with steamed rice is an all time quintessential Bong favourite..

Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry)

Ingredients to make Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry)

  • Deshi chicken (Country chicken) – 800 gms – cut into medium pieces
  • potatoes – 4 medium – cut into halves
  • bay leaves – 2
  • Whole Garam Masala – 4 Cloves, 4 cardamom, 3 cinnamon sticks
  • onion – 2 medium – 1 finely sliced & 1 made into paste
  • ginger Garlic paste – 1½ tbsp
  • tomatoes – 2 medium – 1 chopped & 1 pulped in blender
  • turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri Mirch Powder – 1 tsp
  • cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  • coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
  • curd – 3 tbsp
  • sugar – ½ tsp
  • coriander leaves – ½ bunch - finely chopped
  • mustard Oil – ¾ cup
  • water – as per requirement

How to make Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry)

  1. Marinate chicken pieces with curd, onion paste, ginger garlic paste, tomato pulp, turmeric powder, kashmiri mirch powder, cumin powder, coriander powder & little mustard oil.
  2. Heat mustard oil in pressure cooker & fry the potato pieces till they turn slightly brown. Keep aside the fried potatoes.
  3. In the same oil add the bay leaves & whole garam masala, allow it to crackle & then add the sliced onions. Fry till the onions turn a bit brown. Then add the marinated chicken & chopped tomatoes.
  4. Mix well, add sugar & salt. Stir well & cook till the oil separates.
  5. Then add the garam masala powder, fried potatoes & water (preferably lukewarm). Close the pressure cooker lid & cook on high flame, wait for 3-4 whistles. Then reduce the flame & cook for another 10-12 minutes. Then switch off the flame.
  6. Allow the cooker to cool down enough, then open the lid & garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Serve with steamed rice.

Reviews for Deshi Murgir Jhol (Bengali Style Country Chicken Curry) (1)

Hema Mallik7 months ago

Simply awesome.
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Srabonti Dutta
6 months ago
Thank you very much :)