Lahori Chargha Recipe

Lahori Chargha

Try this tasty Lahori Chargha recipe __ one of the famous food of  Lahore for special eid dinner or lunch.

Lahori Chargha Recipe
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Check it out the Lahori Chargha Recipe here!!


[one_fourth]Prep Time:10 minutes + marination[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:45 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings:4[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level:Easy [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1-1/2 kg whole chicken
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cubebs
  • 1/2 tsp yellow food color
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

For Garnishing:

  • 1/2 tsp chat masala
  • 3-4 lemon wedges
  • Salad leaves

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Rinse the chicken inside and outside properly then pat dry.

Step 2

Makes4-5 deep incisions or cuts on whole chicken by using a sharp knife then keep aside.

Step 3

Put all the ingredients in a blender and make a smooth paste of it.

Step 4

Rub this paste evenly over the chicken, cover and leave to marinate for at least 2-3 hours or overnight if possible.

Step 5

Take a deep pot and place a sieve upside in the base of the pot.

Step 6

Add one cup of water in it and put the chicken on the sieve.

Step 7

Put the lid on and steam on low heat for 30 minutes.

Step 8

Heat oil in a deep pan (karahi ) until too hot, then reduce the heat to medium .

Step 9

When oil is hot, fry steamed chicken for 12-15 minutes or until it turn golden brown on both side.

Step 10

Then remove from the oil and drain on absorbent paper.

Step 11

Sprinkle chat masala onto it.

Step 12

Garnish with lemon wedges and salad leaves. Lahori Chargha is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with Potato Wedges and Green Chutney.

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If you like Lahori Chargha recipe and make it then let me know your feedback by commenting below.And if you know more innovative ways in which we can utilize this spicy and mouth watering Lahori Chargha, do share with us and we would be glad to give it a try.

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