Chicken and Lentil Curry (Masoor ka Murgha)

Chicken and Lentil Curry Recipe is also called 'Masoor Ka Murgha'. It is prepared with chicken and black lentil along various kinds of spices. Some recipes also require coconut milk.

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1 Chicken
1 lb. black lentil
3 Cloves Garlic
4 Onions
3 Green Chillies
4 Tomatoes
Oil for Frying
1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin Seeds
1 Teaspoon Ground Coriander Seeds
½ Teaspoon Chilli Powder
1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
JuIce of 1 Lemon
1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Teaspoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 Pint (U.S. 2 ½ cups) Plus 2 Tablespoons Water
Salt to Taste

How to make Chicken and Lentil Curry (Masoor ka Murgha)


Joint the chicken. Wash and soak lentil in water for an hour before use.
Mince the garlic and onions.
Chop chillies and tomatoes.
Fry the onions and garlic in a little oil until golden brown.
Add cumin seeds, coriander, chilli, garam masala, lemon juice and turmeric.
Fry well and add 2 tablespoons water and cook until dry.
Put in the chicken and fry for 10 minutes.
Drain lentil and add.
Mix well then add the coriander leaves, chillies, tomatoes and salt to taste.
Pour in a pint of hot water and simmer covered until the chicken is tender.
Add a little more water if necessary. Serve with rice.

Masoor ka murgha (chicken and lentil curry recipe) provides with a delicious taste; in fact this is a unique dish and very few people know how exactly to cook chicken and black lentil curry. It is cooked in Pakistani, Indian, American and European cuisines.

See how to make this lentil and chicken curry recipe in Pakistani style at

Posted By: farzana, Multan

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Reviews & Comments (2)

Wow, what a lovely dish chicken and lentil curry (masoor ka murgha) recipe is.. This is the first time when I searched its recipe, because before it was my sister who used to make lots of indian recipes for whole family members but now she is married.

Mar 08, 2017 Jamal sahiwal

While i was searching for some delicious dish for chicken, I found this chicken and lentil curry recipe and it seemed to be very interesting. Huh, I am going to make it now and hope it will give me an awesome meal to enjoy..

Oct 03, 2016 Sona Karachi

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