Chicken Dalcha is a mouth-watering Hyderabadi recipe made with earthy Indian spices. This recipe has flavors of tamarind along with aromatic Indian spices and nutritional benefits of chicken and dal This recipe is a burst of flavors owing to its unique combination of ingredients. Chicken dalcha is one of the famous recipes from Hyderabad’s 400-year-old culinary history. If you enjoy spicy food and you are a chicken lover then this recipe is a perfect treat for you. Chicken is lean meat with loads of protein which increases your metabolism, protects against cancer and improves bone health. Toovar dal has immense amounts of complex dietary fibers that help to regularise bowel movements. Owing to a high proportion of dietary fiber, masoor dal may effectively lower the amount of cholesterol in the body Make this protein-packed recipe for your friends & family and delight them with this delicious curry. This recipe is also called dal murgh, dal chicken, Hyderabadi chicken, daal ghosht.

Corn Paneer Panki


  • 1 cup grated sweet corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup crumbled fresh paneer
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp green chilies chopped
  • 2 tbsp semolina
  • 1/4 cup besan
  • 16 leaves banana each of 5” roundels
  • 1 tsp Oil


  1. Combine all the ingredients along with 2 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Apply a little oil on one side of each banana leaf and keep aside.
  3. Place a banana leaf with the greased side facing upwards, pour 2 tbsp of the batter over it and spread it evenly.
  4. Place another greased banana leaf with the greased side facing downwards over it and press it lightly.
  5. Cook on a non-stick griddle till light brown spots appear on both the sides of the leaf and the panki in between peels off the leaf easily.
  6. Repeat the steps to make more 11 pankis.
  7. Serve hot with green chutney.

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