Murgh Musallam Recipe

Murgh Musallam Recipe

Murgh Musallam is a popular non-vegetarian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Murgh Musallam by following this easy recipe.
Murgh Musallam Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.0 / 10 (27 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 4 Medium-Sized Onions (sliced)
  • 1 tbsp Raw Papaya Paste
  • 20 gms Coriander Seeds
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 20 gms Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Almond Slivers
  • 2 Silver Leaves
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 4 Garlic Flakes
  • 2 Ginger Pods
  • 250 gms Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Curd


  • 8 Cloves
  • 5 gms Cinnamon
  • 5 gms Black Pepper
  • 8 gms Green Cardamom
  • 5 gms Poppy Seeds
  • 50 gms Coconut (desiccated)
  • 20 gms Chironji
How to make Murgh Musallam:
  • Wash the chicken thoroughly and prick it all over with a fork.
  • Marinate it with papaya paste and salt. Keep it aside for at least 2 hrs.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and put the sliced onion pieces in it.
  • Fry the onions till it turns golden brown. Put off the flame and keep it aside.
  • Now grind half the onions to a paste and keep aside.
  • Grind garlic and ginger to make a paste.
  • Dry roast the masala ingredients on a griddle and grind them to a paste.
  • Now roast cumin seeds and coriander seeds on a griddle and grind them as above.
  • Now take curd in a bowl and add all the grinded and roasted masala in it. Blend well.
  • Add the chicken to the above and marinate for about 25 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add fried onions, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger garlic paste to it. Fry till they turn brown.
  • Now add the chicken along with the marinade to the above. Allow it to boil till the ghee appears on the sides and chicken pieces turn tender.
  • Empty the contents into a dish. Garnish it with silver leaf and almond slivers.
  • Murg Musallam is ready to eat. Serve it hot.

Reviews and Ratings:
MOHAMMED SOHEL posted 08/12/2007
excellent, exotic and highly delicious cuisines.
sushant posted 15/06/2007
This is plain vanila Chicken Curry in tomato flavor.
No where near murg mussalam.
s.i.shaikh posted 10/06/2007
as the name of the dish says Mussallam means "whole" but recipes suggests to cut the chicken. This is not a murgh mussallam but just simply chicken curry.