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Murgh Shorba (Chicken Soup Punjabi Style)

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Category: Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1/2 c Flour
  • 4 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 2 tb Fresh ginger; grated


1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
1/2 ts Ground cardamom
1/2 ts Ground coriander
1/2 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Paprika
1/2 ts Garam masala
1/2 ts Cayenne
2 qt Chicken stock; *
1 c Cooked chicken; diced
1 ts Sugar
1 ts Salt
1/2 c Milk; **
1/4 c Heavy cream
Fresh ground pepper; to

1. In a large soup pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Sprinkle the
flour and stir steadily until the mixture just begins to turn golden brown.

2. Stir in the garlic and ginger paste and the dry masala, blending well.

3. Add the stock.

4. Bring soup to the boil, then lower heat and simmer 10 minutes.

5. Add the minced chicken breast, the sugar and salt, and the 1/2 cup of
milk. Simmer 5 minutes. When serving, top with a teaspoon of heavy cream
in the center of each bowl. Grind a bit of black pepper in the center of
the cream.

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