How to make Nimboo Dhania Murgh -

Chicken cooked with plenty of lemon juice, coriander seeds, coriander stems and coriander leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Coriander seeds (साबुत सूखा धनिया)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course Chicken

Nimboo Dhania Murgh

Nimboo Dhania Murgh 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Nimboo Dhania Murgh Recipe

  • Chicken 1 1/2 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander stems 8-10

  • Fresh coriander leaves 4 tablespoons

  • Onion 2 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon 3


Step 1

Chop onions. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add onions and saute.

Step 2

Dry roast coriander seeds and cumin seeds in another non stick pan till fragrant.

Step 3

Roughly chop fresh coriander roots.Add red chillies to the 2nd pan and stir. Transfer into a mixer jar and hand blend to a coarse powder. Add this to the onions and continue to saute.

Step 4

Add coriander stems and mix. Add chicken, salt and turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 5

Add yogurt, ginger paste and mix well. Cover and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add coriander leaves and mix.Halve the lemons and squeeze their juice over the chicken.

Step 7

Put one half lemon skin into the pan. Mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 10-12 minutes.Serve hot

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