Lahori Tawwa Chicken

Food Recipe by Home-Chef Sidra Billoo


  • Chicken breast and leg piece 1 each

  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp

  • Yogurt 2 tbsp

  • Red chili powder 1 tbsp

  • Red chili flakes 2 tbsp

  • Crushed coriander 1 tbsp

  • Garam masala 1/2 tbsp

  • Zeera powder 1/2 tbsp

  • Black pepper 1/2 tbsp

  • Lemon water 2 tbsp

  • Orange food color 1/4 tbsp.

  • Salt to taste 🧂 -Oil 6-8 tbsp

  • Garlic 2 cloves (finely chopped)

  • Tomato 2 (cut in very small cubes)

  • Onion 1 (cut in very small cubes)

  • Green chilis 8-10 (cut in thick pieces)

  • Ginger (1 cube cut in thin pieces)

  • Lemon (thin slices)

  • Cilantro (finely chopped)


  1. Marinate chicken with ginger garlic paste, yogurt, red chili powder, red chili flakes, crushed coriander, garam masala, zeera powder, black pepper, lemon water, food color and salt for at least 4-5 hours

  2. Shallow fry chicken pieces in oil for 10 minutes each side on a medium flame -Now take 1 tbsp oil on Tawwa and fry garlic in it; sauté tomato and onion for 5 minutes

  3. Put chicken pieces in it and let it cook with gravy for 5 minutes on each side at a medium flame -In a different pan, add few drops of oil and sauté green chilis for 2 minutes

  4. Now garnish chicken with green chilis, ginger, lemon and cilantro

Serve with Paratha or Pita bread 😌

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