How to make Lal Murgh -

Spicy and Crispy marinated chicken, shallow fried and served with fried chillies.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Red button chillies (रेड बटन चिल्लीज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Lal Murgh

Lal 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Lal Murgh Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 12 pieces 800 grams

  • Red button chillies

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 tablespoon

  • Egg beaten 1

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Corn flakes 3 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 3 tablespo

  • Red Button Chillies 1 cup


Step 1

Place the chicken pieces in a bowl, add salt, garlic paste, ginger paste, red chilli paste, garam masala powder, half the chaat masala, egg and refined flour and mix. Crush cornflakes and add. Add lemon juice and mix.

Step 2

Heat three tablespoons oil in a kadai. Add red button chillies and sauté for a minute. Strain the extra oil and place the chillies in a bowl.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the chicken pieces till crisp. Drain and place them in a bowl. Sprinkle the remaining chaat masala and mix.

Step 4

Place them on a serving plate, cover them with the fried chillies and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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