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Chicken Lajawab

5 from 1 vote

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.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Recipe CategoryNon-Vegetarian
Served AsDinner
Servings 4


  • 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
  • 2 tsp rose water


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


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

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Geeta Biswas
Geeta Biswas

Are you missing old, traditional recipes? I, Geeta Biswas would love to share all those different tasty and traditional recipes. Most of my recipes are simple and very creative as I try to add twist and easy steps to prepare each and every recipe.

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