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Lahori Chicken Chargha

Mukulika Sengupta
360 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Lahori Chicken Chargha RECIPE

This recipe is from across the border. As the name suggests it is a part of Pakistani cuisine. The chicken pieces are marinated and steamed. I have also lighlty sauteed it to add another dimension to the taste.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Steaming
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 800 gm chicken
  2. 4 tbsp lemon juice
  3. ½ cup curd
  4. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  5. 1 tsp green chilli paste
  6. 1 tsp turmeric paste
  7. 2 tbsp tandoori masala


  1. Marinate the chicken with lemon juice, curd, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, tandoori masala and salt overnight or for at least 6 hours.
  2. Bring back to room temperature. Steam the chicken pieces for 25 minutes. I did it in a momo steamer. Your chicken is cooked.
  3. However the masalas may still have a raw taste. So heat some oil in a pan. Saute the chicken pieces well on both sides. Serve with onion rings..

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