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Murgh Moelho (Indian {Gao} Tender Curried Chicken) More Recipes Like This

Ingredients: Metric Units
2 lb chicken thighs
2 tsp cumin seeds
1 1/2 tsp white mustard seeds
4-8 dried chilies
3/4 tsp turmeric
2 Tbsp white vinegar
1 lg onion
1 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
3 Tbsp veg. oil
1 1/2 c water
1 tsp salt
Prepare this the day before to allow for best taste!

Prick chicken skin thoroughly. Place cumin, mustard seeds, dried chilies in a small saucepan, heat until seeds pop, then grind to powder. Mix with turmeric, vinegar. Pour over chicken, rub in, let stand 30 min.

Peel, thinly slice onion, fry with garlic in oil until v. deeply coverd. Remove. Fry chicken 2 pieces at a time until evenly colored. Add fried onion, water, vegetable oil. Reduce heat to very low, stir in salt, simmer, covered, for 45 min. Serve with white rice and lentils.
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Contributed on: and modified on Monday February 20th, 2006