Murgh Cholay recipe


  • Chicken pieces 1 1/2kg
  • Chickpeas 1cup
  • Oil1 cup
  • Finely chopped onions 2
  • Tomatoes 3
  • Ground white cumin 1tsp
  • Turmeric 1tsp
  • All spice powder 1tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1tbsp
  • Finely chopped ginger 1tbsp
  • Soda bi carbonate 1/2tsp
  • Yellow lentils 2tbsp
  • Salt as required

Cooking Instructions

Heat oil in a large skillet and fry the onions till golden brown.Now add the chicken,and cook until the water(left by the chicken) dries.

Add the ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,red chili powder,alls pice powder,and salt.Fry on a low flame .

Drain the water from the soaked chickpeas. Again add 2 -3 glasses of water along with the yellow lentils.

Boil the chickpeas and lentils in a saucepan,Add the soada bicarbonate and cook until the chickpeas are tender.

Add the chickpeas along with the chopped tomatoes into the pan of chicken .Add2 cups of water and cook until the mixture begins to boil

Lastly add the chopped ginger and white cumin.Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the oil forms a sepeatte layer on top. Serve with warm naans.

27 Jul 2013     2487 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Chickpeas

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