No-Oil Murgh Malaiwala RecipeRecipe of the day

January 16, 2014 14:08
No-Oil Murgh Malaiwala Recipe

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Torn between the constant battle between your waist line and the ever demanding taste buds? Eating healthy doesn't mean compromising on tasty, healthy food. This weekend, take off sometime from your hectic schedule and cook up a delicious chicken recipe without oil - murgh malaiwala. No matter how much the name might tempt you to disbelieve us, the recipe is indeed a low-fat, no-oil one. It's all about chicken drumsticks marinated in ginger-garlic and cooked in milk, cream, chilies, saffron and rose petal. Just the right oil-free dish you need to indulge on in your Sunday lunch. Dig in for the recipe.


For the gravy:

1 cup fresh cream

3 green chillies, chopped

1 onion, chopped

2 1/2 cup milk

1 tsp green cardamom powder

1 tsp chopped ginger

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1/2 tsp dry ginger powder

1 tsp white pepper powder

1 tsp kasoori methi

2 tsp garam masala

A pinch of saffron

2 tsp chopped almonds

Salt, to taste

For the marinade:

5 chicken drumsticks

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp garlic paste

2 tsp white pepper powder

For the garam masala (all roasted and powdered together):

1 black cardamom (badi elaichi)

6-8 green cardamoms (choti elaichi)

1 piece mace (javitri)

2 tsp cumin seeds (zeera)

4-5 cloves (laung)

1 cinnamon (dalchini)

4-5 black peppercorns (kali mirch)

6-7 dried rose petals


For the marination:

Cut small incisions in the chicken. Make a paste of ginger, garlic and white pepper and marinate the drumstick pieces for thirty minutes.

For the gravy:

In a pan, take cream, onions, green chillies, and cook until onions are soft.

Pour milk and the marinated chicken and mix well.

Sprinkle green cardamom powder, chopped ginger, dry ginger powder, coriander leaves, white pepper powder, kasoori methi, garam masala, a pinch of saffron, stir and let it simmer.

Once it's well-sauted, cook for some time (about 7-10 minutes). Add salt and mix.

Garnish with chopped almonds and serve hot.

AW: Suchorita Choudhury

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