Dogha chicken with rice

Ingredients                                             Quantity For Dogha chicken

  1. Chicken                                                          1 ½ kg
  2. Onion                                                               5 medium
  3. Tomatoes                                                       8 medium
  4. Chopped garlic                                            4 cloves medium
  5. Whole red chillies                                      8
  6. Black cumin seeds (Kala Zeera)         coarsely ground
  7. Salt                                                                       to taste
  8. Cooking oil
  9. Water

For rice

  1. Small grain rice                                              4 cups
  2. Mung                                                                   2 cups
  3. Salt                                                                        to taste
  4. Water

Instructions For Dogha chicken

    1. Heat oil and fry chopped onions.
    2. When the onion turns golden, add garlic and fry till golden brown (not dark).
    3. Now add chicken and fry till golden and add salt.
    4. Then add one cup of water and simmer.
    5. Now include whole red chillies slightly crushed and stir for a minut.
    6. Add tomatoes, mix and then add coarsely grounded cumin seeds and stir well.
    7. Cook until chicken gets tender, if not then add ½ cup water, cover and cook more.
    8. When water in gravy dries then cook on low heat for another 5 minutes before serving.

Suggestion: Serve with mung rice (recipe follows) and yogurt. For mung rice

  1. Clean mung and rice.
  2. After washing mung, boil it in a pot or pressure cooker with level of water half more than that of mung.
  3. Bring it to boil.
  4. When mung are little raw then add rice and salt into it and mix.
  5. Boil till both are cooked well but leave some moisture.
  6. Now cover the lid and cook more for 25-30 minutes on low heat.

Note: do not soak small grain rice before cooking. Cook them immediately after washing.

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