Murgh Massalam Chicken Curry Recipe

Murgh Massalam Chicken Curry picture


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Onions3 Medium, chopped
 Oil4 Tablespoon
 Garlic6 Clove (30 gm)
 Ginger1 Teaspoon
 Cumin1 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Turmeric1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Coriander1 Teaspoon
 Desiccated coconut3 Tablespoon
 Bay leaves2
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cardamom pods3
 Yogurt/Sour cream / heavy cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tomatoes1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh / Canned)
 Chicken legs/1 chicken cut up6 , halved

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 604 Calories from Fat 394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.8%

Saturated Fat 14.8 g74.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.8 mg

Sodium 576.2 mg24%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.4%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 28 g55.3%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C 40.4%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine all spices.
Fry onions in oil till brown in large trypan.
Add spices to onions, toss and fry for 3 minutes.
Add yoghurt or sour cream and tomatoes, stir.
Add chicken to sauce, toss around, cover and simmer 30 minutes to 1 hour on stove or in oven.
Remove lid to make sauce thicker.