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2.5 lbs Chicken,cut into pieces

1 1/2 cup Toor dal

3 Onions,1 chopped:2 sliced

3 Tomatoes,chopped

Tamarind pulp to taste

For Masala (grind to paste)

20 Red Chillies

25 Pepper Corn

1 1/2 tsp Dhania Powder

1 1/2 tsp Jeera Pwd

1 tsp Mustard

6 Green chillies

3 tsp Ginger-garlic paste

5 small pieces Cinnamon

5 Cloves

10 Cardomom

1 bunch Coriander


In a pan cook dal.

Add hing, salt and some chopped onion to the dal and cook until dal is soft.

Cook chicken with little water and chopped onion and cook on low heat, until the juices from the chicken run clear.

After both the dal and the chicken are cooked, use the stock from the chicken to thin the dal.

Fry sliced onions in oil until they brown.

Add the ground masala and fry.

Add tomatoes, dal and chicken. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Add a little tamarind pulp.

Serve hot with rice or rotis.

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