How to make Murg Malaikari (Bengali Style)

Posted on Sep 7 2018 - 5:26am by kumar
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4 People

    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 :

  • 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.
  • 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.
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