Friday, 5 December 2014

Lahori Murgh Cholay recipe

Famous Lahori Murgh Cholay recipe
Murgh chanay is a very famous Lahori dish, you can try it using the below recipe:


Murgh Cholay by Pakrecipez
Murgh Cholay

  • Chicken pieces 12 (medium pieces of one chicken)
  • Chickpeas  1 cup (soaked over night in water)
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Finely chopped onions 2 (medium)
  • Chopped tomatoes 3 (medium sized)
  • Ground white cumin 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp.
  • All spice powder (garam masala) 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tbsp
  • Finely chopped ginger 1 tbsp (for garnishing)
  • Soda bi carbonate 1/4 tsp
  • Chopped fresh coriander for garnishing
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a large pan and fry the onions till golden brown.
  • Now add chicken and cook till it dries.
  • Add salt, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, all spice powder and stir
  • Keep it on a low flame.
  • Now drain the water from the soaked chickpeas.
  • Add around three glasses of water and boil chickpeas in a saucepan.
  • Add bicarbonate soda and cook until the chickpeas are tender.
  • Add the chickpeas and chopped tomatoes to the pan where chicken is cooking.
  • Add around two cups of water and keep cooking until the mixture begins to boil.
  • Lastly add chopped ginger, fresh coriander and white cumin to the pan.
  • Cover and simmer for five to seven minutes or until the oil separates and come on top.
  • Serve with hot naans or bread.

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