How to make chicken lajawab

How to make chicken lajawabHow to make chicken lajawab

The marinated chicken are fried and then simmered in a thick gravy made with tomatoes,onions curd and ginger and  finished in a warm, spicy, cumin laced sauce, this is How to make chicken lajawab

Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
40 mins

Ingredients:(3 serving)

  • 500 gm chicken
  • Garlic ginger paste-2 tablespoon
  • red chilli powder-1 teaspoon
  • kashmiri mirch-1 tspoon
  • yoghurt (curd)-1/3 cup
  • onion-2(chopped)
  • green chilli-2
  • cooking oil-4 tablespoon
  • coriander powder-2 teaspoon
  • tomato-2(medium and chopped)
  • turmeric-2 teaspoon
  • cumin powder-1 teaspoon
  • garam masala powder-1 teaspoon
  • salt as required

Method of preparing  to make chicken lajawab

  • Wash the chicken nicely and marinate it for 20 minutes by adding ginger garlic paste, yoghurt (half portion), 1 tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp Kashmiri mirch and salt.
  • Heat oil in a hard bottom pan and fry the chicken till golden brown and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, after heating 2 tbsp of oil, add some cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Then add finely chopped onions and cook until the onions start changing color to light brown. Add ginger, garlic paste and cook for another 2 minutes. Add all spices powder and chopped tomatoes and left over curds. Cook this until the oil starts coming to the surface.
  • Now you can add the fried chicken pieces, and cook for three to four minutes, then add 1 cup of water and cover. Allow it to cook for about 10 minutes or until the oil separates from the gravy.
  • Take out from the burner and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and garam masala.
  • Your chicken lajawab is ready for serving with tandori roti or naan.




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