Desi Murgh Cholay Recipe | Dawat | Chef Abida Baloch

A combination of chicken and chickpeas in a blend of flavorsome spices makes this dish finger-licking good. Try out this recipe and share us your feedback!

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Desi Murgh Cholay and Baryon ka Salan. This show of Dawat with Chef Abida Baloch aired on 14 October 2019.




  • Chicken 500 gm
  • Boiled chickpeas 1-1/2 cup
  • Chickpeas water 1 cup
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Onion (sliced) 2
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Green chilies paste 2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1-1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander powder 1tbsp
  • All spice powder 1tbsp
  • Chicken powder 2 tbsp
  • Carom seeds ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Ginger, lemon, green chili to garnish


Heat oil add onion and fry till golden. Then add cumin seeds, green chili paste, ginger garlic paste and cook well. Now add chicken. Mix all spices except all spice powder in 1 cup water and add in chicken. When chicken get tender and gravy get cooked well then add boiled chickpeas and its water and let it simmer by adding all spice powder in it. Add ginger, green chilies, lemon and serve.


  • Golden onions 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder 1tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Chopped coriander 2-3 tbsp
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Tomatoes 2 medium
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • All spice powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  • Boiled potatoes 4
  • Green chilies 4

For Baryan:

  • Soaked green gram 1 cup
  • Gram flour 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • All spice powder ½ tsp
  • Crushed black pepper ½ tsp
  • Crushed red chilies 1 tsp
  • Crushed coriander 1 tsp
  • Dried ginger ½ tsp


For baryan mix all ingredients and chopperize them in chopper. Now make small baryan and let them dry in sunlight. Then fry them and keep them.
Fry baryan and potatoes. Blend golden onion and tomatoes. Heat oil then add blended onion mixture with ½ cup water, all spice powder, red chili powder, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste and cook well. Now add baryan, potatoes and cook for 10 minutes add water for gravy. In last add green chilies, green coriander and serve.

Desi Murgh Cholay Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Desi Murgh Cholay Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Abida Baloch at Masala TV show Dawat. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Abida Baloch.

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