Chicken Chargha (Lahori Chargha)


  1. Chicken 1 whole
  2. Garlic ginger paste 1 tbsp.
  3. Chilli powder 1 tbsp.
  4. Carom seeds (Ajwain) a pinch
  5. Chat masala 1 tbsp.
  6. Lemon juice 4 tbsp.
  7. Salt 1 tsp.
  8. Oil for deep frying


  • In a bowl mix together red chilli powder, carom seeds, ginger garlic paste, salt and lemon juice to make a fine paste.
  • Make cuts on the chicken.
  • Rub the chilli paste on the chicken and let it marinade for 6-8 hours.
  • Bring water to a boil in a steamer.
  • Put chicken on to the stacked steamer.
  • Cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a large wok.
  • Deep fry the chicken until brown and crisp.
  • Sprinkle chat masala on top.
  • Serve with french friesraita, salad and naan.

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