Robust Punjabi khana

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: Thick and tasty Maa Chole Di Dal with finger licking good Butter Chicken both served with rotis or naans and rounded off with Gajar and Khajur ka Halwa.





Shopping list


1 ½ kg carrots
1 kg tomatoes, roughly chopped
400 grams boneless chicken
150 gms dates
100 gms khoya/mawa
100 gms each split black gram with skin & split Bengal gram
25 gms each cashewnuts & almonds
1 small bottle mustard oil
1 packet lal deghi mirch powder
1 packet kasoori methi
1 small bottle honey
1 packet fresh cream


For faster preparation
Soak and pressure cook the dals. Marinate the chicken pieces. Prepare the gravy.
Prepare the halwa.


How to go about it
Place the chicken in the grill. Cook the dal and make the rotis. Then prepare the butter chicken. Just before serving, heat up the halwa. 

Recommended recipes-

Butter Chicken,  Butter Chicken with No Butter,  Maa Chole Di Dal

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