Special Tawa Chicken

Its time for the men to get in the kitchen and make this mouth watering Special Tawa Chicken. Enjoy the mirchi ka maza balanced with #MilkpakYogurt #HappyCookingToYou #HarBaarZaiqaydaarar

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  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tbs
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Paprika powder 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Chicken pieces 4 large 
  • Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke
  • Nestle Milkpak Yogurt 1 Cup
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Javatri powder (Mace powder) 1/4 tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) 1/4 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted & crushed 1 & ½ tbs
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 2-3
  • Lehsan (Garlic) finely chopped ½ tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) finely chopped 1 tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) chopped 1-2
  • Lemon wedges
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) finely chopped 1-2
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped ½ Cup
  • Lemon wedges
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne
  • Hari mirch (Green chili)


In bowl,add ginger garlic paste,lemon juice,paprika powder,salt and mix well.

Add cuts on chicken pieces.

In bowl,add chicken pieces and apply evenly.

Give a charcoal smoke for 3 minutes and marinate for 30 minutes.

In bowl,add yogurt,cumin seeds,garam masala powder,red chili powder,mace powder,nutmeg powder, salt,coriander seeds,turmeric powder,whisk until well combined & set aside.

On griddle,add cooking oil,green chilies,garlic and mix well.

Now add marinated chicken pieces,cover and cook on low flame for 6-8 minutes.

Add garlic,green chilies and turn around chicken pieces.

Add lemon,spiced yogurt,cover and cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes then cook uncovered for

 minutes,turn around and slightly cut chicken pieces.

Add remaining spiced yogurt,green chilies,fresh coriander.

Turn around chicken pieces and cook on high flame for 5-6 minutes.

Add lemon,fresh coriander and turn chicken pieces.

Add ginger,green chilies & serve!

Recipe By: Asad Memon

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