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Satisfying Chicken Dhal Recipe | Nutritious & Slimming Dinner Idea

Discover the flavors of our Chicken Dhal—a nutritious, protein-packed meal that's perfect for weight loss. It's an easy, delicious way to keep your dinner health-conscious yet completely satisfying!

Welcome to our kitchen where healthful meets delightful with our 'Chicken Dhal: Healthy Weight Loss Dinner' recipe video. This dish is a symphony of flavours that supports your wellness and weight loss goals. Chicken dhal is a protein-packed, fibre-rich meal that’s not only deeply satisfying but also incredibly beneficial for a balanced diet.

Servings: 2 - Prep: 10 min - Cook: 25 min - Total: 35 min


  • 120g red lentils

  • 1 can (230g) green lentils

  • 300g chicken tights/breast

  • 1 medium onion

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 15g fresh ginger

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 500ml chicken stock


  1. In an ovenproof casserole dish, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat and sauté the chopped onions until they are softened and lightly browned.

  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200°C (392°F).

  3. Rinse the green and red lentils thoroughly under cold running water.

  4. To the casserole, add minced garlic cloves, ginger, curry powder, coriander powder, and turmeric. Sauté for 1 minute to release the flavours, then add the rinsed lentils and stir well to combine.

  5. Pour in the chicken stock and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the chicken pieces, stir, and bring the mixture to a boil. Cover the casserole with a lid and place it in the preheated oven to cook for 15 minutes.

  6. After 15 minutes, carefully remove the casserole from the oven, give the dhal a good stir, and return it to the oven uncovered for another 10 minutes to finish cooking.

  7. Serve the chicken dhal hot, accompanied by warm naan bread.