December 29, 2008


2 Chicken breast cut into chunks
1 cup Red dal or Lentils
4 cups water
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp coriander powder
2 tbsps butter
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
1 cup chopped onion
1 tbsp garlic paste
2 tsps chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves

1.Rinse the lentils with cold water until the water runs clear.Add it in boiling water along with turmeric powder and coriander powder and stir occasionally until a froth is formed on top .It takes about 20 minutes for the lentils to soften.
2.Over a medium heat add 1 tbsp butter,cumin seeds,asafoetida,garlic and onions.Cook until onion turns golden brown
3.Add chicken and chilli powder.Cook on a medium heat by keeping the pan closed.It takes about 15 minutes
4.Add cooked lentils
5.Finally add garam masala and butter.Cook for about 4 minutes and take of from heat
6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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