Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Chicken and red split lentil stew



1 cup mysoor dal or red lentils
1/4 cup onions chopped
1 green chillie sliced
2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ginger grated
2 cups water add 1/2 cup more if needed
1 cup chicken pieces without bones
1/2 tsp chillie powder
2 tsp salt

2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garlic paste
1/2 tsp ginger grated
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp garam masala
3 tbsp coriander leaves optional

In a big pan mix washed lentils, onion, green chillie, cumin, turmeric, 1/2 tsp ginger and water. Cook covered in low heat until the lentils are soft.
Add chicken pieces, chillie powder and salt into the lentils mix and cook for about 1/2 hour in low heat until the chicken is tender, add more water if needed.

Heat oil in another pan add cumin seeds when it sizzles add ginger and garlic and fry then add this to the cooked chicken and lentils. Add lemon juice, sugar and garam masala. Mix and cook in low heat for 5 minutes.
Add coriander leaves and mix before serving it hot with rice, flat bread or bread.


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69 comments:

  1. Lovely presentation of a healthy nutritious stew..

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  2. looks so yummy...it's somewhat similar to what we call dalcha...look the combo of chicken and lentils

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  3. Delicious stew of chicken and lentils.

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  4. This chicken lentils stew is packed full of flavours. I like the idea of cooking lemon with spices.

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  5. I never cooked red lentils but I bought a package, last week, and I didn't know what to do with it. I know now.

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  6. Oh yes, I am definitely loving the flavors in this dish. :)

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  7. chicken stew is delicious and very tempting clicks ......

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  8. Lovely combo of spices, looks yummy with the lentils and chicken.

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  9. wow.. looks yummy.. nice clicks..

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  10. Lovely presentation and this looks appetizing.

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  11. I never thought of mixing lentils with chicken but that sounds so comforting! Should give a try.

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  12. Looks and sounds very tempting apt with aapam and idiyapam

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  13. Hearty & filling soup!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. Looks so good. Great chicken and lentil stew. Got me craving :)

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  15. Delicious bowl of lentils stew! Lovely with some flatbreads!

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  16. Yumm and haelthy chicken and lentil soup dear .Luv it.

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  17. What a lovely presentation for a very nutritious dish!

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  18. thats an easy and delicious recipe. looks wonderful.

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  19. I've never tried the chicken lentil combination! Should give it a shot.

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  20. Lovely combo,stew looks yummy..real comfort food

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  21. this look delicious!! I love lentils! gloria

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  22. sounds wonderful and yummy!...

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  23. looks so hearty and delicious!

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  24. I do love a good lentil stew - paired with chicken and these spices it would comfort me all week.

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  25. lentil stews are the best comfort food for falll/winter! This looks great Akeela

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  26. This sounds wonderful! I really love lentils, and the spices are great too. :)

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  27. looks really delicious...amazing clicks too

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  28. Hey,I have an award waiting for you at my space..please collect it dear:-)

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  29. I'm drooling over this lovely stew. Sounds so flavour and delicious :)

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  30. This sounds wonderful & simple, very pretty presentation :)

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  31. looks delicious..something new,would like to try.thanks! :)

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  32. Deliziosa ricetta!!!;-)
    Buon week end*

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  33. Yum! I love red lentils, especially in soup form. This stew looks scrumptious.

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  34. Sounds so delicious! The photo makes me want to dive right in there and eat it up!

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  35. It's so nice to be in stew season again. Your stew looks delicioius and I like the serving dish. It's very unique!

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  36. Can I come over and can you feed me? LOL!

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  37. hum que rioo! por aquí me quedo a seguirte! Un beso desde Madrid!
    Nieves.
    http://igloocooking.blogspot.com

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  38. aahaa...another yummy recipe :)
    love it
    thanks for sharing

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  39. Chicken with lentil is something very authentic food prepares at south side of TN. But with red split lentil, the stew looks very comfort.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  40. As I catch up on blogs what a lovely surprise to see your use of a favorite spice,"garam masala" and a simple healthy bowl of goodness. Ginger is always in my home for
    It's many benefits, in fact all ingredients are on hand! Thanks for sharing and gorgeous pics!

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  41. its the time for stews again! :) this looks really good!

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  42. I definitely have to try this. Chicken always goes down well around here, and I love just about anything wit lentils in it - think this is going to be a winner.
    Sue :-)

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  43. The stew looks comforting and delicious.

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  44. new n yummy dish,grt clicks dear..

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  45. Oh that looks so simply and easy to make..yet sounds super delicious :)

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  46. Nice and healthy combo,sounds so delicious.

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  47. Looks so delicious....lovely click:)

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  48. Umm.. these look so yummy dear :) Love it..

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  49. This looks delicious! We've posted it on our Facebook page!

    www.facebook.com/redpathsugar :)

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  50. Love the soup - so warm and comforting!

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  51. Your stew looks so comforting! Lovely recipe. One that I will surely try!

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  52. By coincidence, I just bought mysoor dal about an hour ago so I'm definitely going to give your recipe a go. Looks delicious! :-)

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  53. A yummy recipe with an interesting twist. A nice meal for this season.

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  54. That recipe looks great.. Thanks for visiting me. You have a lovely space.

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  55. Lovely! Great photos too :) Very yummy

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  56. This really sounds like something I should cook :)

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