Murgh-E-Kalmi Recipe - Chicken drumsticks marinated with yogurt and spices and cooked in oven.

This recipe is from the book Tandoori Cooking @ Home.

Main Ingredients : Chicken drumsticks , Hung yogurt

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Starter


Murgh-E-Kalmi Recipe - How to make Murgh-E-Kalmi


Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Chicken drumsticks 8

  • Hung yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Roasted chana dal powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cashewnut paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chilli paste 2 teaspoons

  • Black pepper powder 2 teaspoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Wash chicken drumsticks and wipe dry. Make two or three slits on each leg. Mix together the yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, roasted gram flour, cashew nut paste, green chilli paste, pepper, cardamom and shahi garam masala powders and lemon juice.

Step 2

Marinate the chicken drumsticks in the mixture for two to three hours, preferably in a refrigerator. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

Step 3

Place the marinated chicken drumsticks on a tray and cook in the oven for fifteen to twenty minutes. Serve hot, garnished with onion rings and lemon wedges.

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