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Himachali Tawa Murg


6 chicken pieces, cut into medium size

For the marinade:
1 cup hung curd
2 Tbsp cream
1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
3 tsp garam masala

For the garam masala:
2 small sticks cinnamon
7-8 peppercorns
1/2 tsp cumin
6-7 green cardamom
2 brown cardamom
4-5 cloves
1 bay leaf

For the main preparation:
1 Tbsp oil
Juice of 1/2 lemon

For the tempering:
1 Tbsp oil
2 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
3 dried red chillies


For the marinade:
1. Marinate the chicken pieces with: hung curd, cream, ginger-garlic paste and garam masala.
2. Cover and keep it in the fridge for 1 hour.

For the garam masala:
3. In a mortar and pestle make a semi-fine powder of all the ingredients.
4. You may or may not dry roast these before grinding.

For the main preparation:
5. In a pan add oil.
6. Place the marinated chicken pieces.
7. Sprinkle salt, according to taste (on both sides) and let the chicken brown slightly from both sides.
8. Add a little water to the marinade bowl and pour it into the pan. Cover the pan and let it cook till the chicken is well done and tender.

For the tempering:
9. In a small pan or tadka karchi add oil, dried red chillies and coriander leaves. Pour it over the chicken.
10. Squeeze some lemon juice on top of the chicken.
11. Serve.