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Chicken Lajawab

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Chicken Lajawab
Chicken Lajawab
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryNon-Veg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Dinner

About this recipe

Lucknow style chicken. Some of my guest like this recipe. When they come I have to cook for them. I like to share with you.

Ingredients for Chicken Lajawab

  • 750 gms chicken
  • 1 cup onion paste
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • ,2 tsp garlic paste
  • 4 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 cup curd
  • 2-3 piece black cardamom
  • 3-4 pieces Green cardamom
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 2-3 pieces bay leaves
  • 4-5 pieces cloves
  • 2 cinnamon stick
  • 100 gms mustered oil
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 2-4. Bay leaves
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp rose water

How to cook Chicken Lajawab

  1. Wash chicken with luke warm water and marinate with onion paste, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and curd.
  2. Keep the marinated chicken for an hour. Winter season keep in room temperature and summer keep in freeze.
  3. Now take a pan heat add oil. Add chopped onion stir till brown. Keep separate fried onion.
  4. Now add bay leaves, cloves, black cardamom, green cardamom and cinnamon stick. Stir for a few seconds.
  5. Add sugar, marinated chicken and stir. Now cover with lid for five minutes with low flame.
  6. Open the lid stir continuously slowly will become dry. Add cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, salt and fried onion.
  7. Stir continuously add rose water.
  8. Now ready to serve with rumali roti.


During the cooking period no need to add water. Don't use pressure cooker.

  • Tastes:  Spicy and tangy |
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