Bamboo Chicken

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Bamboo Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :24 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 45 Min

Total Time : 24 Hr 45 Min


Serves : 4
  • 400 gms. chicken on bones

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp. red chili powder

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1-2 green chilies, chopped

  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 tbsp. coriander powder

  • 1 tsp. cumin powder

  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder

  • juice of 1/2 lime

  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1 medium size bamboo


  • Marinate the chicken with all the above mentioned ingredients starting from salt to coriander leaves overnight.
  • Now stuff the chicken inside a bamboo and close with some banana leaves and foil. Cook on a medium flame on a gas top for 45 minutes by rotating on all sides.
  • When done, wrap a newspaper around it so that it is easy to handle. Tap the bamboo to remove the cooked chicken.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve them, garnished with onion rings, coriander leaves, fresh chilies, fried onion and a dash of lime.