Oven Cooked Dum Ka Chicken (Murghi)

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

A Madras version of Tandoori chicken. The chicken is marinated in a spice mix for a few hours and then cooked in the oven. This is delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry the onions in the butter till golden and remove from the pan, drain them but save the cooking fat. turn of the cooker.
  2. Put 3/4 of the onions in a blender and process them with all of the ingredient EXCEPT FOR THE CHICKEN.
  3. With a fork, prick the chicken all over and rub the spiced onion mixture into the flesh (yes use your hands or get the kids to do it). Set aside for a couple of hours to allow the flavour to develop in the meat.
  4. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F, arrange the chicken on a roasting dish, pour the drained fat over the chicken, arrange the remaining onions on top of the meat and cook for 1 hour.