Malai Chicken or Murgh Malaiwala is an easy to make yet a very delicious preparation of chicken. It has a rich texture of cream and a finely balanced taste of spices as well as dry fruits.
Mix hung curd, lemon juice, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and garam masala powder in a bowl.
Add onion and fry till translucent.
Add green chilli and fry for a few seconds.
Now add the marinated chicken along with the marinade and cook on high heat for 5-6 minutes till the chicken is slightly browned and the raw smell is gone.
Add 1 cup water and cover and cook until chicken is done.
Add cream, milk, saffron strands, cardamom powder, white pepper powder and fenugreek leaves and cook for another 2 minutes.
Now add red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
Add crushed fried onions and cook for 4-5 minutes.
You can use fresh homemade malai in this recipe in place of tetrapack cream.