How to make Ajwaini Murg -

Carom seeds lend their flavour to the chicken in this dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken on Bone, Carom Seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Ajwaini Murg

Ajwaini Murg Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Ajwaini Murg Recipe

  • Chicken on Bone cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Carom Seeds 1/2 cup

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup


Step 1

Mix chicken pieces with carom seeds, yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli flakes and salt in a bowl and set aside to marinate for thirty minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add chicken pieces and sear on high heat for eight to ten minutes. Add cream and coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for five to six minutes.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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