Daal chicken

This daal chicken recipe includes delicious and nutritious ingredients such as onions and yoghurt and the two combined together can make the taste of the recipe even more amazing. Additionally, this daal chicken is a recipe which has a lot of gravy and can help make the lentils even softer to eat. Aside from chana dal gosht recipe, there are multiple other recipes that involve the use of lentils but if it is combined with the deliciousness of meat then it makes a very delicious and unique recipe. Although this recipe might take a lot of time to prepare, it is absolutely worth it because of the exciting taste. Dal Gosht recipe is a combination of chana dal (lentils) and gosht (chicken meat or other preferred meat) and results in a wonderful dinner recipe. The combination was discovered during the time of the Mughal era and is widely cooked in areas like Hyderabad and Karachi. The dal gosht recipe is so tasty that it goes well with rice or rotis.

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time-clock 00:20 To Prep
time-clock 00:15 To Cook
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Chicken 1 kg
Tomato puree ½ cup
Onion 1 sliced
Moong ki daal ½ cup
Masoor ki daal ½ cup
Chana daal 1 cup
Coriander seeds 2 tsp roasted and crushed
Cumin seeds 3 tsp roasted and crushed
Turmeric ½ tsp heaped
Chili powder 4 tsp
Salt 2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 3 tsp heaped
Whole green chilies 4

Ingredients for baghar
Ghee 1/2 cup
Button red chilies 8
White cumin 1 tsp
Curry leaves 25
Coriander leaves for garnish
How to make Daal chicken


Boil all the daals with raw onion, till tender, blend daal, heat oil ½ cup.

Add 1 tbsp mixed whole spices with ginger garlic paste, chili powder, salt, coriander and cumin, tomato puree, chicken, fry well add 2 cups water.

Cover and let chicken cook till done. Then add boiled daal mixture, whole green chilies, lastly give baghar and serve with rice.
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Reviews & Comments

This is a great combination of making a new recipe. I really enjoyed making daal chicken recipe and my family loved it as no one likes the daal alone at the dinner table.

  • Farheen, Karachi

This recipe made the old-fashioned moong and masoor ki daal some exciting. I really loved it and also found it tasty and easy to make. The best thing is that it can be served with both rice or roti.

  • Gul, Faisalabad

Wow, this recipe seems so simple yet delicious n perfect for a simple rainy day meal with hot dal chicken n some rotis…. Awesome. Can't wait to eat it… Can't thank u for the wonderful recipes u share with us.

  • Amber zahid, Peshawar

This is such a unique combination! I thought my dad just improvised on the leftover chicken with daal but daal chicken is an actual recipe. Wow! So nice to see desi recipes having a lot of twist and delicious styles. Yummy!

  • Faizan, Karachi

Daal chicken is such a good invention! I couldn't believe how many flavors are in this dish! I am very satisfied.

  • Mira Khalid, lahore