- Chicken cut into 8 pieces on the bone 750 grams
- Lemon Juice 2 tablespoons
- Lemon 1
- Oil 2 tablespoons
- Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
- Ginger chopped 1 1/2 inches
- Salt to taste
- Onions sliced 2 medium
- Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
- Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
- Green chillies 7
- Fresh coriander leaves 10-12 sprigs
Written By Rajesh Kumar on Tuesday, 1 November 2016 | 02:55
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.
Prep Time : 26-30 minutes
Cook time : 26-30 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Moderate
Taste : Tangy
Ingredients for Punjabi Lemon Chicken Recipe
Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds and ginger and saute. Place chicken pieces in a bowl, add 2 tbsps lemon juice and salt and mix. Set aside to marinate for 2-4 hours.
Add onions to the pan and saute till lightly coloured. Add turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well.
Make small slits on green chillies and add to the pan. Halve the lemon, remove seeds and add to the pan. Add 1 cup water and mix.
Roughly chop 10-12 fresh coriander leaf sprigs and add and mix well. When the water comes to a boil, cover and cook on low heat for 30-40 minutes. You can also cook it in an oven at 160° C for 40 minutes.
Serve hot with rice or bread