Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe

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Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe is aromatic, marinated as it is in spices of ginger and onion, tinged with nutmeg, mace, cloves and cinnamon;it is a  dish of rich sauces combining a perfect balance of a range of spices, yogurt and cream, almonds and pistachios, form the base to receive morsels of chicken or meat cooked in ghee.Bring restaurant like feeling in your cooking.Now the Question comes to mind

How to make Whole Chicken subtly flavoured with Indian spices at HOME?

Learn how to cook MUGHLAI MURGH MUSALLAM in easy peasy way right away at your home in your kitchen with the same ingredients you used daily . That means no extra preparation required. Cook it right away As it Tastes Delicious .

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Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Ingredients for Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe: 

  • Chicken whole 800 grams
  • black pepper 7-8
  • Cloves 5
  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick
  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons
  • Onions Paste 3 tablespoon
  • Browned onion  2 tablespoons
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Yogurt 3 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 3 tablespoons
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Dry fruits ( chopped )
  •  Boiled Egg (2 or 4)

For Garam Masala Paste :

  1. Mace 2 strands
  2. Nutmeg powder 1 pinch
  3. Green cardamoms 4
  4. Poppy seeds 1tsp
  5. Grated coconut 1tsp


Step 1

Make Garam masala paste of mace, nutmeg, cardamoms,Grated coconut & poppy seeds

Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe

 Step 2

In a bowl boil water & add ginger-garlic paste & salt . Steam chicken for 5 min (by turning it regularly allowing water to incorporate in it ,purpose is to kill the stinky smell of chicken) after 5 min remove chicken from the bowl & keep aside.

Step 3

In a bowl mix together curd, salt ,red chilli & 1/2 tsp of garam masala paste & rub this mixture all over the chicken & marinate it for (30 min to 2 hrs in the refrigerator) 

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Step 4

In a bowl mix together brown onion ,chopped dry fruits & boiled eggs for chicken filling . Add all the fillings into the chicken & tie it with a thread

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Heat the oil in a deep pan, add black pepper,cloves , cinnamon ,bay leaf ginger-garlic paste,onion paste, green chilli paste, ground spices, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, Coriander powder ,salt &  sauté for 2 minute. Add the marinated chicken along with the marinade & left over boiled water . Sauté, stirring lightly for 5min (turning the chicken continously ). Add garam masala paste &  cover the chicken, adjust salt and cook till the chicken is done & till the oil begins to separate. Transfer into a serving dish, sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with coriander leaves.

Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe

Step 6 

Serve hot with naan or rice.

Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe
Mughlai Murgh Musallam Recipe


14 Comment

  1. Loved d way u explained step by step

    1. Thanks for reviews 🙂 that counts a lot !!!

  2. Wow! You make this sound and look so easy!

    1. 🙂 THANKS

  3. Hey so cool, it’s a speciality of bangladesh I know, and in Kolkata we had to pre-order hhis in restaurants. Okay I am making this after this Alexa challenge gets over.

    1. Yeah you must try it
      trust me the results will be awesome 🙂
      🙂 THANKS

  4. Wow… Its so tempting… I was looking for this recipe for long and always ended up to some complicated recipes but yours is simple and looks yummy.
    Seems my weekend menu is sorted now.

    #DreamDirectorReads via #MyFriendAlexa @blogchatter

    1. yeah you must try it 🙂 THANKS

  5. this looks absolutely delicious!! And you did all that home… Amazing!

    1. 🙂 THANKS

  6. Yummm.. looks mouth watering. I’ll try this out sometime. Will it be nice if we marinate this overnight? 🙂

    1. 🙂 THANKS
      you must try this method
      no no need to marinate it so long marinate 30 min before you cook 🙂

  7. to be honest I tried this dish … but i had used my MWO and it just spoiled all the plan cz I messed up with the setting. But we will plan this soon. Loved the idea of tying it with a thread. Yummy 😀

    1. 🙂 THANKS

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