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Murgh Afghani Recipe

Murgh afghani is a different version of tandoori chicken. In this recipe chicken is marinated with melon seeds and cashewnut paste.


1 Small whole Chicken
1 tbsp Magaz (Melon Seed) paste 
1 1/2 tbsp Cashewnut paste 
1 tbsp Khuskhus (Posto / Poppy seeds) paste 
1/2 cup Cream 
2 tbsp Butter 
2 tsp White pepper 
Salt To Taste

How to make chicken afgani:

  • Clean the chicken and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of all the ingredients and marinate the whole chicken well with this. Keep marinated for four hours.
  • Grill in a tandoor (charcoal grill) till golden.
  • Serve the murgh afgani hot with onion rings.