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Low Fat Murgh Kurkuri


Low Fat Murgh Kurkuri

Low Fat Murgh Kurkuri



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Crunchy bits of chicken fried in a coating of channa dal and green chillies.


  • 4 (1/2 kg) chicken breasts, boneless
    2 tsp garlic paste

    2 Tbsp sirka (vinegar)

    2 tsp salt or to taste

    1/4  tsp kali mirch (powdered black pepper )

    1/4 cup hari dhania (coriander leaves), chopped

     2 tsp hari  mirch (green chillies), chopped fine
    1/2 cup channas roasted, coarsely pounded

    1 tsp (5 gm) oil
    Nimbu (sour lime), to squeeze over the chicken and lemon twists to garnish


Cut chicken pieces into half and prick with a fork.

Marinate in garlic paste, vinegar, salt and black pepper, and keep thus for 2-3 hours.

Mix together the channas, coriander and green chillies.

Coat chicken pieces with the channa mixture.

Brush a seasoned pan or a non-stick pan, with oil.

Heat the pan over high heat and place chicken pieces in the pan.

Turn and lower the heat till chicken is cooked through (15-20 minutes).

Brown on both sides, and serve hot with the lemon squeezed over the chicken, garnished with lemon twists.

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Key Ingredients: Chicken, garlic, vinegar, salt, black pepper, coriander leaves, green chillies, vegetable oil, lemon, bengal gram (split)