how to make mouth-watering kosha murgi

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By Abhijit

Last Updated May 27, 2023

how to make mouth-watering kosha murgihow to make mouth-watering kosha murgi

Kasha mangsho/murgi is a very popular recipe for Bengalis. The word Kosha means dry gravy or which is quite dry in consistency, which can goes well with naan or pulao. The marinated  chicken pieces are fried or roasted and then simmered in a thick/dry gravy made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and ginger and sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin, coriander flavored sauce and this is how to make mouth-watering kosha murgi/dry spicy chicken curry.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: main Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
Total time: 60 minutes
Servings: 3-4 Persons


  • Chicken (medium sized pieces) -750 gm
  • Potato (medium sized) -3(cut into two halves)
  • 1 tsp- Garlic, ginger paste (fresh and grinded)
  • Onion (cut into ring shaped)-3 bigger in size
  • Tomato (chopped)
  • Whole dry red chilli (grind with ginger, garlic)
  • Mustard oil -3 tsp
  • Kashmiri Mirch, Turmeric, Coriander and Cumin Powder -1 tsp each
  • 1/4 tsp- Garam masala powder
  • Lemon juice-1 tsp(for marinating)
  • Salt to taste

how to make mouth-watering kosha murgi

  • Wash chicken pieces, marinate with salt, turmeric powder and lemon juice for 1 hour atleast.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut into two halves, keep aside.
  • Now roast the marinated chicken with the help of a roaster or in direct flame
  • Same way roast the potatoes and onions.
  • Take a hard bottomed pan/kadai, heat oil and add the roasted onions and potatoes, cook till it changes to make mouth-watering kosha murgi
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and chopped tomatoes. Cook it until it starts leaving the oil.
  • Add roasted chicken pieces, add salt and mix well, cover the lid over low heat. In between uncover and keep stirring, otherwise the chicken may burn.
  • how to make mouth-watering kosha murgi
  • Cover and cook until the chicken is fully done.
  • Uncover the lid ,add garam masala and serve hot chicken Kosha with naan or pulao.

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