Murghi Masala

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A Quick and Easy to Prepare Masala chicken - An all time Gujarati favourite.

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Prep Time40 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins
 2 Chickens
SPICE PASTE
  cup fresh lemon juice
 4 tbsp white vinegar
 1 cup warm water
 4 cloves of fresh garlic
 1 cup ready fried brown onions
 1 slit green chilli
Combine above ingredients, add to a liquidiser and blend to a puree.
 3 tbsp oil
 3 tsp chilli powder
 1 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 2 tsp green chilli paste
 2 tsp crushed chilli
 1 ½ tsp salt
 ½ cup water
 2 tbsp tomato puree
 2 medium tomatoes
GARNISH
 sesame seeds sprinkle on top
 2 tbsp chopped green dhania
SERVING SUGGESTION
 Serve with puris, chips and a green salad
1

Add spice paste puree to the chicken. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes to infuse. Do not refrigerate.

2

Heat oil on low. Add chilli powder, turmeric, green chilli paste, salt and crushed chilli.

3

Adjust heat to medium. Add spiced chicken and cook until tender.

4

Add tomato puree, tomatoes, water and cook until reduced.

5

Remove from heat and garnish.

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Ingredients

 2 Chickens
SPICE PASTE
  cup fresh lemon juice
 4 tbsp white vinegar
 1 cup warm water
 4 cloves of fresh garlic
 1 cup ready fried brown onions
 1 slit green chilli
Combine above ingredients, add to a liquidiser and blend to a puree.
 3 tbsp oil
 3 tsp chilli powder
 1 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 2 tsp green chilli paste
 2 tsp crushed chilli
 1 ½ tsp salt
 ½ cup water
 2 tbsp tomato puree
 2 medium tomatoes
GARNISH
 sesame seeds sprinkle on top
 2 tbsp chopped green dhania
SERVING SUGGESTION
 Serve with puris, chips and a green salad

Directions

1

Add spice paste puree to the chicken. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes to infuse. Do not refrigerate.

2

Heat oil on low. Add chilli powder, turmeric, green chilli paste, salt and crushed chilli.

3

Adjust heat to medium. Add spiced chicken and cook until tender.

4

Add tomato puree, tomatoes, water and cook until reduced.

5

Remove from heat and garnish.

Murghi Masala

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