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CHICKEN MEATBALLS CHIKAR CHOLAY


CHICKEN MEATBALLS
CHICKAR CHOLAY


INGREDIENTS:
    1kg Chick Peas (Safayd Chanay).
        1 cup Red Pulse (Surkh Masoor Daal).

        1 tbsp Red Chilies (Powder).

        1 tbsp Salt (you can increase / decrease as per your taste).
·       2-3 liter Water.
·        2 Medium Sized Onions.
·        1 tsp Ginger Paste.
·        1 tsp Garlic Paste.
·        2 tsp Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri mathi).
·        1 tbsp Black Pepper,
·        2-3 tbsp Coriander Powder.
·        1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
·        ½ tsp Baking soda,
     6 Meat Balls,
·        1 tsp All Spice (Garam Masala).
·        5-6 tbsp Cooking Oil.
      

PREPARATION:
Take a bowl. Add Finely Sliced Onions, Boneless Breast Piece, Finely Sliced Ginger, Salt, Bread Pieces (dipped in water and then squeezed) and Black Pepper. Pass through the mincing machine twice. Put this mince mixture in Palm of hand and make a ball shaped meatballs. Take a frying pan and put it at low medium flame. When oil starts boiling add meatballs one by one. When 
the color of meatballs is Golden Brown take them out and put them aside.
Soak the Chick Peas for overnight with soda and salt & Soak Red Pulse in water for half an hour. Drain out the water and put Chick Peas, Red Pulse in a cooking pot and add 2-3 liter Water. Add Salt in the above mixture & cook for 2-3 hours. Now add in Baking Soda, Red Chilies & All Spice Powder in the semi cooked mixture. Now add dry Fenugreek Leaves, Ginger Paste, Garlic Paste & stir the mixture firmly. Now Chicker Cholay is ready for tempering (Tarqa). Heat 5-6 tbsp Cooking Oil in a frying pan. Add Sliced Onions. Add Cumin Seeds when the color of Onions is Golden. Add Whole Red Chilies, All Spice, Dry Fenugreek Leaves and Green Chilies. Fry them lightly with sliced onions and then pour it all at once on the Chikar Cholay Mixture and cover with lid. Add Coriander leaves and Onion Rings for Garnishing. Mix mutton meatballs in Chikar Cholay thoroughly. BONG CHIKAR CHOLAY is ready to serve.
Serve with Roghni Naans. For Roghani naans preparation please visit

2 comments:

  1. Is the picture above of the same dish? I'm asking because I've never heard of fenugreek leaves in chikar cholay and I can't see them in the pic above as well.

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    1. Same Answer. If you want to really enjoy the dish, you will have to add Fenugreek Leaves in it.

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