Sunday, April 29, 2012


Hariyali murgh is a simple and delicious chicken prepared with fresh greens like spinach, mint, coriander and fenugreek leaves. The combination of all these greens, gives this dish an intoxicating look and flavour...

Chicken .. 500 grams. (with or without bones)
Onions......... 3-4
Tomato ....... 1
Green chillies ... 4-5 ( as per your taste )
Spinach .......... 1 small bunch ( Chopped)
Coriander leaves .... handful ( chopped )
Mint leaves ..... handful ( chopped )
Methi/fenugreek leaves ... handful
Ginger garlic paste .... 2 tbsps.
Yogurt ............ 1 +2 tbsps.
Salt .......... to taste
Turmeric powder .. 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder ... 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder ..... 1/2 tsp
Garam masala ..... 1/2 tsp
Oil ... 3 tbsps


1. Cut the chicken into cubes and marinate with 1 tbsp of yogurt, salt, a little each of the dry masalas mentioned above. Save the rest for later use.
2. Grind coarsely the onions, tomato, green chillies.

3. Heat a little oil in a pan and add the ginger garlic paste and ground onion mix. Stir fry for 4-5 minutes and add the dry masala powders.

4. Now add the marinated chicken cubes and saute for a few minutes.

5. Add all the chopped greens and salt.

6. Cover with a lid and let it simmer until the chicken is tender and done.
7. For finishing touches, mix 2 tbsps of finely chopped coriander leaves to 2 tbsps of yogurt and mix it with the prepared chicken. Simmer it for a minute.

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  1. They look really delicious..looks superb..:)

  2. What a delicious and healthy chicken dish! Filled with lots of my favorites!

  3. hi shobha, in this recipe, there are all the ingredients that i love to eat and thanks for the step by step photos..helps a lot.. to cook it the right way huh..
    anyway, my first guest blogger had posted his cartoon quip. very nice, looking forward to your visit and would love to preserve your comment too and may be you would want to follow his blog :) have a nice day

  4. Murg looks really tasty and delicious.

  5. Simply delicious with lots of greens!

  6. Slurp,mouthwatering here..simply irresistible..

  7. Its really neat that you have put up your recipes for others to share and enjoy the lipsmacking goodness!! Love the way you have supplemented the recipes with the fotos...congrats! and thanks for sharing ...shall try out some of your recipes!

  8. for a hard core non-veg like me...its irresistible...superb work :)

  9. I made this today, delicious and healthy. Will make it again for sure. Thanks


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