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Murgh Tangdi Malai  Recipe

Chicken drumsticks marinated in a rich mixture and grilled.

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Preparation Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Murgh Tangdi Malai

Main Ingredients

Chicken drumsticks ,





Level Of Cooking



  • Chicken drumsticks skinless
  • Ginger paste
    2 tablespoons
  • Garlic paste
    2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • White pepper powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Butter
    for basting
  • For marinade
  • Fresh cream
    1/2 cup
  • Yogurt
    3/4 cup
  • Cream cheese
    80 grams
  • Green chillies finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Mace powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Nutmeg powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Egg


Step 1

Wash and dry chicken drumsticks. Apply ginger paste, garlic paste, lemon juice, white pepper powder and salt and keep aside for fifteen minutes. Apply a little butter or oil for basting and cook for another two minutes in hot tandoor

Step 2

For marinade, hang yogurt in muslin cloth for fifteen minutes to take out excess water (whey). Mash cream cheese to make it into a smooth paste. Mix in yogurt. Add green chillies, mace powder, nutmeg powder, coriander leaves and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add egg and mix well. Add chicken and fresh cream and mix delicately. Let the chicken marinade for about two to three hours in the refrigerator. Put chicken onto the skewers and cook in a moderate hot tandoor or a preheated oven at 200°C until it is just cooked and slightly coloured.

Step 4

or preheated oven. Serve hot with sliced onions and lemon wedges on a bed of crunchy lettuce leaves.

Chef Tip

If fresh cream is not easily available, it may be substituted with Fresh Malai.

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