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Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 25


Serves 3

  • chicken on bones, curry cut 500 gms

  • oil 2-3 tbsp

  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

  • onion, chopped 1 nos

  • garlic cloves, chopped 2-3 nos

  • salt or to taste 1 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • coriander powder 1 tsp

  • green chilies, slit 2 nos

  • coriander leaves, chopped 3 tbsp

  • kaffir lime leaves 8-10 nos


  • 01

    Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a pan and fry the chicken till light brown. Keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat remaining oil and temper with cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Add the onion and garlic and saute till light brown.

  • 03

    Add the coriander leaves, coriander powder, slit green chilies, salt and turmeric powder. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 04

    Now add the fried chicken, kaffir lime leaves and 1 & 1/2 cups water and cook, covered on low flame till the chicken is cooked and the gravy is slightly reduced.

  • 05

    When done, add lemon juice and simmer for another minute. Switch off the flame and transfer to a serving dish. Serve with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, pulao, plain biryani or just plain chapati.



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