Chicken with Cream

Malai wali murgha

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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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This rich, creamy dish may be served with The Lake Palace Hotel’s aubergine cooked in the pickling style and rice.


  • teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin seeds
  • teaspoons


  1. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of the salt, 1 teaspoon of the cumin, ½ teaspoon of the coriander, ¼ teaspoon of the turmeric, ¼ teaspoon of the cayenne and some pepper on the chicken. Mix well and set aside for at least 1 hour.
  2. Put the garlic and ginger into a blender or food processor. Add 125ml/4fl oz of the measured water and blend until fairly smooth.
  3. Heat t