Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Teekha Murgh

3-4 Tbsp mustard oil/ vegetable oil
1 tsp kalonji/nigella seeds
1 tsp fennel seeds
2 Tbsp garlic chopped
200 gm onion chopped
150 gms tomatoes chopped
1 tsp ginger chopped
2-3 green chillies chopped
2 Tbsp curry leaves
1 kg chicken, cut into small pieces or boneless chicken cut into small cubes
1 Tbsp tomato paste
1 Tbsp red chilli powder
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 tsp cumin powder(roasted)
salt to taste
1 pinch black salt
2-3 tsp fresh coriander leaves chopped
1 tsp chopped mint leaves


  • Heat oil and add the kalonji and fennel seeds. Once the aroma of these seeds comes out add the chopped garlic and saute for a while.
  • Add the chopped onion, tomato, ginger and green chillies. Stir fry until onion turns brown.
  • Meanwhile, fry the curry leaves until crisp. Crush and keep them aside.
  • Add the chicken, tomato paste and mix well. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add all other dry spices and mix well.
  • Cover and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Add the fried and crushed curry leaves and mix well.
  • Serve garnished with coriander leaves and mint leaves.


  1. It looks so delicious and spicy...

  2. Chicken looks really tekha and yum .I like the first pic, looks like a magazine page with diya :)

  3. yummy chicken and who says no to chicken wow thats super fantastic

  4. this looks fantastic... bookmarked!!

  5. Yum to the delicious spiciness. So inviting.

  6. Wow.. i love the spicy touch in your recipes.. even i make my dishes a bit spicy, Oh i loved the bowl that you used, from where did you pick those..???

    1. Thankyou Preetha. I bought them from the Home Centre outlet here:)

  7. Nice presentation! Love that bowl tooo....

  8. Wow! Looks yummy

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  9. Must Say Its really looking teekha :D I missed hanging around your blog for a while. I couldnt recollect the blog name!! now here


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