Cake Morgh “Chicken Cake with Walnuts and Mayonnaise”

Cake morgh or chicken cake is one of the delicious and simple international dishes that is usually used for serving at parties and birthdays

Of course, in most cases, the chicken cake is made in 2 ways (cold and hot), and this delicious cake is very similar to salad olivieh in terms of ingredients and appearance, and like this salad, it is mostly served for birthday parties.

If you want a quick meal with chicken, making cake morgh with toast is a suitable option.

How to make chicken cake? (Cake morgh recipe)

Hearing the words “cake” and “chicken” together may seem strange. You can find the answer to the question of what should cook for dinner among the types of appetizers with chicken. One of these delicious foods is cake morgh.

Since the chicken cake is an international food and is popular in all kinds of countries, we can make this delicious cake according to different recipes and learn how to make cake morgh to make the best meal.

This article will teach how to make cold chicken cake on meals cook site. So stay with us.

For: 5 people

Preparation time: 1 hour

Cooking time: 3 hours

You can also read Persian love cake and cake yazdi recipe.


ingredient cake morgh

Chicken breasts 2 pcs
Eggs 2 pcs
Parsley Half a glass
Chives 1 glass
Walnuts 1 glass
Pickled cucumber Half a glass
Onion 1 pcs
Mayonnaise 1 glass
Cinnamon stick 1 pcs
Toast 1 package
Creamy yogurt Half a glass
Salt  enough
Black pepper as desired


If you have a celebration coming up and you are preparing food for this celebration, the chicken cake can be one of the right options for your event.

Also, in addition to the multi-person cake morgh, you can learn how to make a bite-sized chicken cake and make a single-person cake to avoid spillage due to the presence of children.

1. Pour some water into the pot and wait for it to boil, then peel the onion and pour it into the water.

2. Add your chicken breasts to boiling water and onions. Next, add cinnamon sticks to it so that they are cooked for 30 minutes.

3. Put the eggs in the boiling water for 10 to 20 minutes until they are cooked.

4. Now, it’s time to wash the chives and parsley.

5. Chop the chives and parsley on the kitchen table and pour them into a container.

6. Peel the boiled eggs and grate them with a fine grater. Then add chopped chives and parsley to it.

7. Remove the cooked chickens from the heat. After they are drained, chop or cut them finely.

chop or cut chicken finely

After you have prepared all the necessary ingredients for cake morgh, it is time to make the sauce. To prepare chicken cake sauce with toasted bread, you must go through 7 more steps.

In general, preparing cake morgh has about 14 basic steps that you must follow carefully.

8. Wash the pickled cucumbers, cut them into small pieces, and add them to the other ingredients.

cut pickled cucumbers into small pieces

9. Chop the walnuts and mix them with creamy yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, and black pepper until they are well combined.

Chop the walnuts

10. Add the prepared sauce to your chicken and stir it until the sauce is absorbed by it.

Add the prepared sauce to your chicken

11. At this step, you should go to the toast, take the dry edges with a knife, and arrange the pieces of bread in a dish.

prepared toast

12. Apply the prepared ingredients on the buns so that no trace of the buns can be seen.

apply ingredient on toast

13. Put another layer of toast and add chicken cake ingredients to the bread again. You can continue this process for several layers.

Put another layer of toast

14. You can use more mayonnaise to cover more of your chicken cake.

cake morgh is ready

How to make refrigerated cake morgh

How to make refrigerated cake morgh

The refrigerated cake morgh is prepared according to the steps mentioned in the previous section.

Remember that at the end of preparing the ingredients for the chicken cake and preparing its special sauce, you should pour some mayonnaise on your chicken cake so that your cake hardens.

Next, cover the prepared chicken cake with sauce, cover it with cellophane, and put it in the refrigerator.

As it is clear from the name of this dish, the refrigerated chicken cake should be kept in the refrigerator for 4 hours so that it is hard and ready.

Finally, you can take the prepared cake from the refrigerator and decorate it with your favorite ingredients.

Another dish made with chicken is khoresht aloo ba morgh.

Notes for chicken cake:

Notes for chicken cake

  • The toast must be fresh and soft so that the cake is also soft
  • Mayonnaise should be the size of the ingredients, neither more nor less, and should be
  • enough to include all the ingredients
  • Cook the chicken with onion and garlic until the smell of the wound is removed
  • The ingredients should not be dry at all, and if you feel that the ingredients are not soft, Add more yogurt or mayonnaise
  • Be sure to put nylon on the bottom of your mold so that it fits into the cake more easily
  • Do not add salt to the chicken cake ingredients because pickles, yogurt, and mayonnaise contain salt

Nutrition of Chicken

In comparison, a 3-ounce serving of skin-on chicken thigh contains:20

  • Calories: 197
  • Fat: 12.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5 g, or about 18% of the DV21
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7.9 g
  • Sodium: 87 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Phosphorus: 15% of the DV
  • Zinc: 13% of the DV
  • Selenium: 39% of the DV
  • Choline: 12% of the DV
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 12% of the DV
  • Niacin (vitamin B3): 31% of the DV
  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5): 21% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 21% of the DV
  • Vitamin B12: 16% of the DV


faq for cake morgh

1. Why do we use a white sauce in the recipe for cake morgh with toast?

The white sauce will make your toast not dry and directly affect the final taste of your cake morgh.

2. How many ways can we prepare cake morgh with toast?

This delicious cake can be prepared in the oven, without the oven, or in the refrigerator.

3. What is served with chicken cake?

This cake is served with zeytoon paravardeh and lemonade.


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