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Lahori Chargha

Sayan Majumder
120 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Lahori Chargha RECIPE

Steamed and then fried chicken legs with spices.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Steaming
  • Frying
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Whole chicken 1 kg
  2. ginger galic paste 1 tbsp
  3. Whole garam masalas (each) 2 gms
  4. Citric acid 1/4 tsp
  5. turmeric 1/4 tsp
  6. salt to taste
  7. oil for deep frying
  8. coriander leaves 1/2 cup


  1. First cut the chicken into halves and give them slits.
  2. Take a bowl, add ginger garlic pieces, whole garam masala, citric acide, turmeric, salt and coriander leaves. Put all these ingredients into a blender, make a fine paste.
  3. Marinate the chicken with this prepared masala for 2 hours.
  4. Arrange the chicken pieces into the steamer and steam for 10 minutes, let them cool down so that the masala sticks with the chicken pieces.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken pieces on both sides.
  6. Serve hot.

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Saba Rehman
Saba Rehman   Jul-06-2016


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