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Bhatti Ka Murgh


Bhatti means oven made with clay and Murgh means chicken. Bhatti ka Murgh is an irresistible, spicy grilled chicken recipe from North Indian cuisine in which chicken will be marinated in roasted onion and cashew paste with yogurt and other flavorful spices. The taste is very close to Tandoori Chicken but slightly different because of the roasted onion flavor. Do try this recipe and let me know how it turned out for you.


  • 6 chicken legs.
  • 3-4 Tablespoons of yogurt.
  • 2 Tablespoons of ginger and garlic paste.
  • 1 small onion, cut into thinly slices.
  • 4-6 cashews.
  • Spice powder - 1 Teaspoon each of (red chili powder, roasted cumin and coriander powder, black pepper powder).
  • 1 Tablespoon of kasuri methi or dry fenugreek leaves.
  • Salt as per your taste.
  • 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • 2 Tablespoons of oil.
  • 1 Tablespoon of butter.
  • 3 Teaspoons of water.

Bhatti Ka Murgh

Bhatti Ka Murgh


Put few gashes with knife all over the chicken.
Heat little oil in a pan.
Fry onion slices and cashews for 10 minutes or until they become golden in color.
Make a smooth paste with very little water.
In a mixing bowl, add that paste, yogurt, all of the spice powder, some salt, Kasuri methi, lemon juice and oil.
Mix very well and add the chicken legs.
Massage chicken legs with the marinade very well and keep in fridge for 4-5 hours or overnight.
Heat the butter in a pan, add the marinated chicken legs.
Fry for 10 minutes by covering the pan, chicken will release some juices.
Flip them over and cook until the chicken becomes soft and the gravy becomes dry.
If you want to cook them in oven, then preheat your oven for 10 minutes on highest temperature.
Then bake the legs for 15 minutes on 450 F and then flip them over and bake for another 15 minutes.
Brush them with butter.
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Additional Info

Recipe Category: Appetizers: Non-Vegetarian
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Serves: 3

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Bhatti Ka Murgh

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