A famous Hyderabadi dish: a tasty and wholesome mixture of chicken, dals and broken wheat
This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.
Preparation Time : 1.30-2 hour
Cooking time : 41-50 minutes
Servings : 4
Boneless chicken breasts 1/2 inch cubes
1 inch stick
Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal),soaked
Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked
Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi) soaked
Red chilli powder
Garam masala powder
Fresh coriander leaves chopped
Fresh mint leaves hand torn
Heat ghee in a deep pan. Add green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, cumin seeds and onions and sauté till light brown.
Add ginger paste, garlic paste and continue to sauté. Add chana dal, moong dal and dalia and stir.
Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix.
Add half a cup of water and sauté for two to three minutes.
Add chicken cubes and salt and mix. Add four cups water and let it come to a boil.
Add garam masala powder, coriander leaves and mint leaves.
Stir and cover. Cook on medium heat till done. Remove the bay leaves.
Blend it lightly using a hand blender and serve hot.