Murgh Malai - Argentinian Style


Murgh Malai - Argentinian Style

Creamy Chicken Delight - Argentinian Style

In the vibrant world of Argentinian cuisine, we bring you a delightful twist on the classic Indian dish, Murgh Malai. This Argentinian adaptation infuses the flavors of the original dish with the rich culinary heritage of Argentina. Get ready to indulge in a creamy and succulent chicken dish that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Argentina.

Jan Dec

10 minutes

25 minutes

35 minutes

4 servings


Gluten-free, Low-carb, High-protein, Keto-friendly, Lactose-free (if lactose-free milk is used)


Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free, Paleo, Nut-free


While the original Indian Murgh Malai is traditionally prepared with a blend of aromatic spices and Indian flavors, this Argentinian adaptation incorporates the essence of Argentinian cuisine. The spices are replaced with a creamy sauce made with local ingredients, giving the dish a unique and delightful twist. We alse have the original recipe for Murgh malai, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 420 kcal / 1760 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 32g, 18g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 6g, 3g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat.
  2. 2.
    Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until golden brown.
  3. 3.
    Cut the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and add them to the skillet. Cook until the chicken is lightly browned.
  4. 4.
    Sprinkle paprika, dried oregano, salt, and pepper over the chicken. Stir well to coat the chicken evenly with the spices.
  5. 5.
    Pour the heavy cream and milk into the skillet. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. 6.
    Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Chicken breast — Ensure the chicken breast is boneless and skinless for a tender and juicy result.
  • Heavy cream — Use full-fat heavy cream for a rich and creamy sauce.
  • Paprika — Opt for a good quality paprika to enhance the flavor of the dish.
  • Fresh parsley — Chop the parsley just before garnishing to retain its freshness and vibrant color.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or chili flakes to the sauce.
  • Serve the Murgh Malai with warm crusty bread or steamed rice to soak up the creamy sauce.
  • To make it a complete meal, add some sautéed vegetables or a fresh salad on the side.
  • If you prefer a thinner sauce, add a little more milk or chicken broth while simmering.
  • Leftovers can be refrigerated and reheated gently on the stovetop or in the microwave.

Serving advice

Serve the Murgh Malai - Argentinian Style hot, garnished with fresh parsley. Pair it with warm crusty bread or steamed rice for a satisfying meal.

Presentation advice

To elevate the presentation, drizzle a swirl of olive oil on top of the dish and sprinkle a pinch of paprika. Serve it in a shallow bowl or on a decorative plate for an elegant touch.