Microwave Murg Mussalam

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Total Time:
12.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1-inch - Raw papaya
  • 1 whole pod - Garlic
  • 4 - Red dry seeded chillies
  • 3 - Peppercorns
  • 1/2 inch - Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - Roasted cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup - Yoghurt
  • Salt
  • 2 tsp - Oil
  • 1/2 cup - Hot water

How to Make Microwave Murg Mussalam

  • Mix the masala paste with yoghurt and salt and apply it to the chicken. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Next day, bring it to room temperature.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and saute the chicken all over until it turns brown.
  • Place the chicken in a serving dish, and pour 1/2 a cup of water on it and microwave covered for 10 minutes on high.
  • After 10 minutes, turn the chicken over and if the water has dried up, add another 1/2 cup and microwave covered for another 10 minutes.
  • Take a rough test by pinching the meat between leg and breast to check whether the meat has been cooked or not.
  • If not, cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • After this let, the chicken stand for 5 minutes.
  • Place the whole bird on a serving plate and garnish with tomato and onion slices. It is now ready to be carved.