Tawa Murgh Achaari Recipe | Food Dairies | Zarnak Sidwa | Desi Food

Tawa Murgh Achaari Recipe | Food Dairies
Tawa Murgh Achaari Recipe | Food Dairies

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Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Tawa Murgh Achari and Yogurt Cake Recipes. This show of Food Diaries with Chef Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 24 July 2020.





  • Boneless chicken, cubed ½ kg
  • Buttermilk 1 cup
  • Ginger (julienne) 1”
  • Onion (sliced) 1
  • Capsicum (sliced) 1
  • Green chilies 3
  • Chili sauce 2 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder ¼ tsp
  • All spice powder ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander seeds 1/3 tsp
  • Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
  • Nigella seeds ¼ tsp
  • Fennel seeds ¼ tsp
  • Green cardamoms crushed 4
  • Cloves 4
  • Cinnamon 1″
  • Fenugreek leaves 1 tsp

Other Ingredients:

  • Clarified butter or oil 2 tbsp
  • Coriander 2 tbsp(to garnish)
  • Ginger julienned 2 tbsp


Made a marinade of buttermilk with ginger, onion, capsicum, green chilies, chili sauce, Salt, black pepper, all spice powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander seeds, Cumin seeds, nigella seeds, Fennel, green cardamoms crushed, cloves, cinnamon and fenugreek leaves and marinate the chicken cubes in it for at least an hour. Heat ghee or oil on a tawa and cook chicken till done. Garnish with coriander leaves and ginger.


  • Flour 1 ¼ cups
  • Ground almonds ¼ cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Baking soda 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon zest 1 lemon
  • Eggs 2
  • Butter 1/2 cup
  • Yogurt 3/4 cup (hung for few hours to remove extra water)
  • Saffron few strands (soaked in 2 tbsp milk)
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Caster sugar 1 cup


Whisk the flour, ground almonds, baking powder, baking soda, salt and lemon zest. Beat the butter and sugar, then add the eggs, hung yogurt and vanilla essence. Stir in the saffron milk. Add the wet ingredients to the dry flour mixture. Stir until just combined. Scrape the batter into a greased and lined pan. Bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees C for about 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. You can serve this cake plain or with a dollop of whipped cream, ice cream, or sweetened yogurt.

Tawa Murgh Achaari Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Tawa Murgh Achaari Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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