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Chicken Curry With Chickpeas (Murgh Cholay)

Chicken Curry With Chickpeas (Murgh Cholay)
Prep Time
1 hour
Cook Time

50-55 minutes

1 medium sized bowl
This wonderful chicken curry is accompanied by chickpeas a popular Lahori dish. This quick and easy recipe is simply delicious.
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Source:  Chef Tahira Mateen in Kum Kharch Bala Nasheen on ARY Zauq T.V Channel
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  • Ghee 1/4 cup
  • Onion (big) 1
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Corriander powder 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp (or according to taste)
  • Red pepper (crushed) 1 tsp
  • Chicken 1.5 kg
  • Water 1 cup
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Chickpeas (boiled) 1/2 kg
  • Black pepper (crushed) 1 tsp
  • Jaifal jawitri (crushed) 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander for garnish

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Cooking Directions

  1. Boil the onion and then grind it.

  2. Take ghee in a pan and heat it for a while.

  3. Add onion paste and ginger-garlic paste in it.

  4. Cook them for sometime.

  5. Now add turmeric, corriander, salt and red pepper in it.

  6. Cook them for a while.

  7. Then add chicken in it and cook for some tme.

  8. After that, add yogurt and water in it.

  9. Cook the ingredients till chicken gets tender.

  10. Now add boiled chickpeas in it.

  11. Cook for a while then add black pepper in it.

  12. Also add jaifal jawitri and garam masala in it.

  13. Mix them all, cover the lid.

  14. Cook them on slow heat for 10-15 minutes.

  15. When the oil comes on top, take off the dish.

  16. You can garnish with fresh coriander.

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