Murgh Dalcha

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Murgh Dalcha

  • Wash and boil masoor dal with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and some salt and enough water till tender.
  • Heat oil, add whole garam masala, and saute. Then add the sliced onion and fry till light brown.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste, remaining turmeric powder and fry till light brown, then add the chicken pieces and little salt and fry till oil separates.
  • Add chilli powder, coriander powder, mint leaves and 2 cups water and cook till the chicken is tender.
  • To the chicken add the cooked dal, crushed fried onions, 1.5 cup warm water, soaked and strained tamarind water.
  • Add garam masala and crushed kasoori methi and simmer till completely cooked.
  • For tadka:
  • Heat oil or ghee, add mustard seeds and let them splutter
  • Then add curry leaves, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, slit green chillies and chopped cashewnuts.
  • Fry for a minute and pour it on the cooked murgh daalcha.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with pulao, or ghee rice, or chapatti or naan or paratha and curd.