Saturday, December 1, 2012

Hara Murg

A light chicken dish for diet loving people.




  • Chicken-750 gms(chopped)

  • Tomatoes-150 gms(3 medium size)

  • Onions-150 gms(3 medium size)

  • Coriander leaves-100 gms

  • Spinach-100 gms

  • Red chilli powder-1 tsp

  • Green chilli-3 pcs 

  • Cinnamon sticks-1 inch stick

  • Cloves-5 pcs

  • Green Cardamom-4-6 pcs

  • Javitri(mace)-1 small pc

  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

  • Cumin powder-1 tbsp

  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp(optional)

  • Ginger paste-2 tbsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Vegetale oil or butter-3 tbsp


  • Finely chop onion and tomatoes.Wash and chop spinach and coriander leaves.Keep them aside.

  • Heat the oil in a large deep non-stick pan(kadahi).Add cloves and cardamom.Add onions and fry them until onions turn golden brown.

  • Add ginger paste in same pan and fry it little.Add chopped tomatoes and turmeric powder.Fry until tomatoes are kind of mushy.Keep aside.

  • Make paste of coriander leaves,cumin powder,spinach,green chilli,cinnamon sticks,javitri,and red chilli powder in blender using water.

  • Add paste to onion-spices mixture and fry for couple of minutes.Add salt to the paste and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add chicken pieces in fried paste(add garam masala if opted)and fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add a glass of water and mix well.Let it cook for about 40 minutes on low heat.Stir occasionally.

  • Serve hot with

    • Roomali roti or Chapati or Naan.

1 comment:

  1. I followed it to the line and got an awesome dish! Delicious chicken mom! N really light..of course by Nawabi standards! :D