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Chicken Daalcha

sana Tungekar
25 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Daalcha RECIPE

Dal made rich and healthy too.A very famous Mughlai dish with Chicken and pulses of your choice. Very popular with us Kokanis.A mix of these two is an awesome sure.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Mughlai
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 150 grams pulses mix masoor dal and moong dal
  2. 6-8 fleshy chicken pieces
  3. 2 onions chopped fine
  4. 2 tomatoes chopped fine
  5. 2 tbsp ginger garlic
  6. 1 tsp turmeric
  7. 1 tsp garam masala
  8. 2 tsp red chili powder
  9. 1-2 tbsp Cummin &corriander powder
  10. 2tbsp tomato ketchup
  11. 1tbsp pure ghee


  1. Wash soak mix both masoor dal and moong dal keep aside.
  2. Wash chicken add salt, red chili powder, and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Cook with 2 glasses of water for ten minutes
  4. Meanwhile cook dal with tomatoes, turmeric, salt and cumin coriander powder.
  5. Now have the boiled chicken and boiled dals ready.
  6. Take a kadhai heat ghee and saute onions till golden.
  7. Now add the chicken with the remaining water into the onions and add tomato ketchup too.
  8. Add the boiled mixed dal now to this chicken.
  9. Add garam masala at this stage.
  10. Let it simmer or slow cook for ten minutes.
  11. Sprinkle chopped coriander.
  12. Serve hot with rice

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Sukhmani Bedi
Sukhmani Bedi   May-13-2017

Really nice one sana ji

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