Dum Ka Murgh

A delicious with rich spice cooked in micro oven This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dum Ka Murgh

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Main Ingredients Chicken, Yogurt
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Dum Ka Murgh

  • 1 kilogram Chicken
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 4 Cloves
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • 6 Black cardamoms
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)
  • 6-8 Cashewnuts
  • 1 tablespoon Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji)
  • 2 medium Onions
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 6 sprigs Fresh mint leaves
  • 8-9 sprigs Fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 4-5 strands Saffron (kesar)
  • 6 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Rose water
  • to deep fry Oil


  1. Crush together cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms. Soak khus khus, cashewnuts and chironji in warm water and then grind to a fine paste.
  2. Clean, wash coriander leaves and mint leaves. Peel, wash, slice and deep fry onions till golden brown. Peel, wash and cut ginger into julienne. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies. Grind browned onions, green chillies, mint leaves with water to a fine paste. Take whipped yogurt and add cashewnut paste, ginger paste, garlic paste and mix well.
  3. Add salt, red chilli powder, onion paste and mix again. Add saffron dissolved in water, finely chopped coriander leaves, ginger julienne, lemon juice and freshly crushed garam masala and mix. Add rose water and mix. Apply this marinade to chicken properly. Let the chicken stand with the marinade for half an hour.
  4. Apply oil to a microwave ovenproof glass bowl and transfer the chicken with marinade into it. Cover with a lid or cling film on which make two to three holes. Cook in the microwave at micro HIGH for ten minutes. Lower the power to half and cook for another ten minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1531
Carbohydrates 49.5
Protein 222
Fat 49.6
Other Fiber Riboflavin- 1.6mg