Desi murgh is a chicken and onion based curry that is absolutely delicious. I first heard about it while watching Masterchef AU and decided I needed to make it. Now that I've made it and altered it a couple times, I decided it was time to share it here!

The best thing about desi murgh that it tastes wonderful on the second and third days - so while it might take a little while to make, you're going to have tasty dinners for a few days!

Step 1: Ingredients:

  • 2-3 pounds chicken (I am voting for boneless/skinless thighs here!)
  • 2 onions, sliced thinly
  • 3-5 tomatoes, diced, skin and seeds removed (I used five romas) scratch that! a 14.5 can of crushed tomatoes OR tomato sauce works best! :D used it in a pinch last time and it was amazing.
  • 1/4 cup yougrt (I used coconut yogurt)
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 2 teaspoons garlic
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon cumin, whole
  •  1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 cup water
This dish is best made in a giant skillet with a lid. (Especially if you use skin-on chicken!) Mine bit the dust recently, so I had to make do with a dutch oven. It worked but took a little longer. :)
<p>Its good to see another foodie has realized that spicy dishes taste better the next day. No wonder the Mughals used to cook in &quot;Dum pukht&quot; style. Here is the Wiki link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dum_pukht. But in this day and age it is a bit problematic. BTW you should come to India and taste all its diverse cooking - specially the wide gamut of tasty vegetarian cooking that is available nowhere else.</p>
<p>Very tasty indeed!</p>
An excellent recipe, really tasty.
I wanna marry this girl
That's an Indian recipe. As expected, super duper delicious.
you are an expert on Indian cooking too...
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lol.. love your indian food =)

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