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 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
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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