Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

I was craving to eat chicken one day, but not the normal one. I went to my father and asked him about the recipe he knows about the chicken. Most of the recipes were the ones that I have eaten but my father said one thing that is very interesting.

He shared a beautiful story related to Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe. He said when he was young his grandmother use to make this at home and his grandmother was from Lahore (now in Pakistan) and she made this dish for him and Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe is actually a fusion of Pakistani and Punjabi cuisines to make a wondrous dish.

It was a very interesting fact for me and I requested my father to make Chicken Chickpea Stew at home and it was very delicious and tasty. I thought I should share the Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe with my lovely chicken lovers.

Come let’s see how to make it.

Ingredients for Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe

Butter2 tbsp
Oil1 tbsp
Cassia (tej patta)1 leaf
Chopped onion1 unit
Boneless chicken200 gm
WaterEnough to boil vegetables
Broccoli leaves50 gm
Carrot50 gm
Boiled White chickpeas (Kabuli chana)100 gm
Salt1.5 tsp
Sliced potatoes100 gm
Tomato puree4 tbsp

Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe

chicken chickpea stew recipe
  1. Put butter and oil in a pre-heated pan and heat it. Put cassia and onion in it. Cook it for a while then add chicken to it. Cook it for 20 minutes.
  2. In another pan heat two cups of water and boil broccoli leaves. Take them out and dip them once in cold water. Repeat the above process with carrots.
  3. Now place both boiled broccoli and carrots in a bowl. In the above-cooked chicken add boiled white chickpeas, salt, and tomato puree. Also, add boiled vegetables.
  4. Stir the mixture and bring to a boil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Put chicken thighs back in the sauté pan and ladle sauce over them. Cover the pot, vented on one side, and let the stew simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Continue to simmer for 15 more minutes till the liquid reduces and the sauce starts to thicken.
  8. Remove cooked chicken thighs from the sauce. Remove the skin and discard it.
  9. Remove from heat and sprinkle with the remaining 2 tbsp chopped cilantro. Serve Chicken Chickpea Stew.

Note: Serve it with Jeera Rice

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
  40 MINS 45 MINS 85 MINS

Nutritional Facts Of Chicken Chickpea Stew Recipe

Fats10 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium500 mg
Potassium660 mg
Carbohydrates26 g
Protein35 g

How to Make Chickpea Chicken Stew at Home | Video

Video by Donal Skehan

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