Bengali Chicken Curry Murgir Jhol Recipe

Murgir Jhol | Bengali Chicken Curry Recipe [Video Recipe]

Bengali Chicken Curry RecipeVideo Recipe for Murgir Jhol or Bengali Chicken Curry

Moving ahead with my recipe collection, here is the easiest and the most go-to recipe for Chicken Curry which needs no special ingredients yet fit for the feast table. This Bengali Murgir Jhol recipe calls for a delectable gathering around the lunch table where the family can come together and share their happiness over a wholesome meal.

Pair this Chicken Curry dish with my easy Basanti Pulao recipe or Bengali Sweet Pulao.

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Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bengali
Servings: 5 People
  • 1 kgs Chicken
  • 2-3 Onions – Medium
  • 4-5 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 4-5 Green Cardamom
  • 6-7 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Salt To Taste
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 cup Water
  • ¼ cup Freshly Chopped Coriander Leaves
  1. Grind the Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Tomato and Whole Spices together.
  2. Now, heat oil in a pan and add the Bay Leaves.
  3. Then add this onion-spice mix in the oil and fry it till becomes dark in colour and releases oil at the edges.
  4. Then add the powdered spices and Salt and fry well for another minute or two on medium heat.
  5. Now, add the Chicken pieces and mix everything.
  6. Add the water and half of the chopped coriander leaves and allow it to simmer for 5-8 minutes or till the chicken is cooked properly.
  7. Once it is done, take this off the heat and serve with rest of the chopped coriander leaves on top.


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