How to make Murgh Makhani Quesadillas -

Indian style quesadillas stuffed with murgh makhani.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Whole wheat tortillas

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Murgh Makhani Quesadillas

Murgh Makhani Quesadillas 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Murgh Makhani Quesadillas Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breast cut into thin strips 1

  • Whole wheat tortillas 3

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Bhuna masala 130 grams

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 medium

  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1 cup

  • To serve

  • Green capsicum thin strip a few

  • Red capsicum thin strip a few


Step 1

Squeeze the juice of lemon over chicken, sprinkle salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 2

Heat the oil from bhuna masala in a non-stick pan, add chicken and saute on high heat till done. Transfer chicken into a bowl. Heat the tortillas on a non-stick tawa and set aside on a plate.

Step 3

Put onion, tomato and capsicum in the same pan. Add bhuna masala and mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Place 1 tortilla on the tawa, spread the chicken over it.

Step 4

Sprinkle half the processed cheese and mozzarella cheese over the chicken. Place another tortilla over it and press lightly.

Step 5

Spread the vegetable mixture over the 2nd tortilla. Sprinkle the remaining processed cheese and mozzarella cheese over them. Place the 3rd tortilla over and press lightly.

Step 6

Drizzle a little oil all around and over the last tortilla and let it cook. When the underside is crisp, turn over the entire thing carefully and let the other side cook similarly.

Step 7

Remove the quesadilla onto a plate and cut into 4-6 triangles. Arrange them on a serving plate, garnish with strips of green and red capsicums and serve immediately.

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