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Lahori Murgh Cholay Recipe

Lahori Murgh Cholay Recipe

Lahori Murgh Cholay Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 4


  •  1 1/2 kg Chicken Pieces
  • 1 cup Chickpeas
  • 1 cup Oil
  • 2 Finely Chopped Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Ground White Cumin
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp All Spice Powder
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Finely Chopped Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Soda
  • 2 tbsp. Yellow Lentils
  • Salt as required


  • 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, all spice 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 soda bicarbonate and cook until the chickpeas are tender.
  • Add the chickpeas along with the  chopped tomatoes into the pan of chicken.
  • Add 2 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 separate layer on top.
  • Serve with warm naans.

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