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Murgh Afghani Recipe

Murgh Afghani

Murgh Afghani is a well-liked Indian starter recipe prepared from chicken marinated in an exceedingly rich creamy marinade, created with cashew nut paste, cream, lemon juice, cheese and ginger-garlic paste, then baked to perfection. The dish contains a smoky and wealthy style.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 499kcal
Author: Punam Paul


  • 1 piece whole chicken (पूरा मुर्ग) small size
  • 1 tablespoon melon seed paste(खरबूजे बीज का पेस्ट)
  • 1.5 tablespoon cashew nut paste (काजू का पेस्ट)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds paste (पोस्ता दाना का पेस्ट)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream (ताजा क्रीम)
  • 2 tablespoon butter (मक्खन)
  • 2 teaspoon white pepper (सफेद मिर्च)
  • salt to taste (नमक स्वाद अनुसार)


How to Make Murgh Afghani

  • Clean the chicken and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of all the ingredients and marinate the whole chicken well with this. Keep marinated for four hours.
  • Grill in a tandoor (charcoal grill) till golden.
  • Serve the murgh afgani hot with onion rings.
Punam Paul

Punam Paul

Punam Paul is Indian chef with passion to cook and serve Indian food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian with love. She has been school teacher who quit a 8-years-old job and founded the cooking website,

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