How to make Murg-E-Azam -

Wholesome chicken cooked in Hyderabadi style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken


Murg-E-Azam Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Murg-E-Azam Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken cubed 500 grams

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 3 medium

  • Green capsicum chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chillies crushed 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Desiccated coconut 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Browned onion paste 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Clean and cut the chicken into cubes, clean and chop the vegetables. Melt butter in a pan, add chopped onion, chopped tomatoes, chopped capsicum, ginger garlic paste and boneless chicken cubes.

Step 2

Sauté well. Add crushed red chillies, turmeric powder, desiccated coconut, cardamom powder, coriander powder and brown onion paste. Mix well. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and ginger juliennes and mix. Add salt to taste and cook further till done.

Step 3

Serve hot.

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