How to make Akhrot Murgh -

Delicious chicken recipe with the flavour of walnuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Walnuts (अखरोट)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Akhrot Murgh

Akhrot Murgh Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Akhrot Murgh Recipe

  • Chicken blanched, peeled and powdered 1/2 cup

  • Walnuts 1/2 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion grated 1 medium

  • Tomato pureed 1 large

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Place chicken in a bowl. Add ginger paste, garlic paste, salt, half teaspoon cumin powder and yogurt and mix well. Marinate the chicken for half an hour.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan, add onion and sauté till lightly browned. Add tomato puree, mix well and continue to sauté till oil separates. Add green chillies and continue to cook for two minutes.

Step 3

Add coriander powder, remaining cumin powder, mix well and cook for one more minute. Add the marinated chicken, mix well, cover and cook till done. Add walnuts, simmer for two to three minutes. Add fresh cream and garam masala powder and mix well and simmer for two more minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.