Whole chicken with spices (Murgh mussallam) from An Invitation to Indian Cooking (page 100) by Madhur Jaffrey

  • saffron
  • almonds
  • whole chicken
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground coriander
  • ground cumin
  • garlic
  • fresh ginger
  • mace
  • nutmeg
  • onions
  • parsley
  • turmeric
  • yogurt
  • garam masala
  • green chiles
  • ground cloves
  • hard-boiled eggs
  • black cardamom seeds
  • EYB Comments

    Can substitute cayenne pepper for green chiles, and green cardamom seeds for black cardamom seeds. Requires marinating for 2 hours.

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    Can substitute cayenne pepper for green chiles, and green cardamom seeds for black cardamom seeds. Requires marinating for 2 hours.

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