Shahi Reshmi Murg

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Shahi Reshmi Murg or chicken in creamy milky white gravy .It is a mildly taste yet flavorful gravy.
This chicken made with cashew, magaz, poppy seeds, milk and cream which makes it creamy and delectable.
4.30 from 4 votes
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Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 294 kcal
Servings 4


  • 700 gm Chicken
  • 1 Onion large, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste or garlic and green chili paste
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 to 4 tbsp Milk powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala shahi
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Desi Ghee or clarified butter
  • Salt as required
  • 8-10 Cashews
  • 1 tbsp Melon seeds magaz
  • 1 tsp Rose water
  • 1/2 tsp Kewra water

Ingredients for shahi garam masala

  • 3 Cardamom
  • 1 Black cardamom
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg jaifal
  • 1/2 tsp Mace javitri
  • 1/2 tsp Caraway seeds shah jeera, black cumin
  • 1 Star anise
  • 7 to 8 Black peppercorn


  • Wash chicken properly
  • Soak cashew nuts, magaz and poppy seeds in warm Water for 20 mins. Then put in blender and blende till smooth.
  • Dry roast all whole spices under shahi garam masala and grind to a powder
  • Take 1 cup milk. Make it warm then add milk powder and stir well to dissolve milk powder...keep aside.
  • Now heat a kadhai with 1 and 1/2 tbsp ghee and 1tbsp oil.
  • Then add bay leaf , 1/2 stick cinnamon, 2 green cardamom, 3 Cloves
  • Once you get a nice aroma, add sliced onion .fry till translucent
  • Then add ginger garlic paste and stir it for a minute..
  • Now Add chicken, Salt to taste 1/2 tsp black pepper , coriander powder and cashew magaz poppy seeds paste, sprinkle some water, stir it for 3-4 mins or till oil leaves.
  • Then add a cup of milk and milk powder mixture, give a nice stir, once the gravy starts to bubbling. Turn down flame and simmering it for 20 - 25 mins or till chicken cooked well.
  • When chicken become tender, add shahi garam masala, cream, rose water, kewra water and 1 tsp crush kasuri methi, give nice stir to mix well..
  • Check seasoning, keep gravy as per your desire consistency..
  • Serve Shahi Reshmi Murg with Roti/paratha / naan etc.
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4.30 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 426mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 2mg

Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra

I am nilanjana. Mother of a little daughter..passionate about Food photography,love to explore new recipes.I am a food blogger and youtuber.

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