Lahori Charga Recipe

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Lahori Charga Ingredients

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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
  • 1tsp 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 Lahori Charga

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

How to make Lahori Charga

  • Rinse the chicken inside and outside properly then pat dry.
  • Makes4-5 deep incisions or cuts on whole chicken by using a sharp knife then keep aside.
  • Put all the ingredients in a blender and make a smooth paste of it.
  • Rub this paste evenly over the chicken, cover and leave to marinate for at least 2-3 hours or overnight if possible.
  • Take a deep pot and place a sieve upside in the base of the pot.
  • Add one cup of water in it and put the chicken on the sieve.
  • Put the lid on and steam on low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan (karahi ) until too hot, then reduce the heat to medium .
  • When oil is hot, fry steamed chicken for 12-15 minutes or until it turn golden brown on both side.
  • Then remove from the oil and drain on absorbent paper.
  • Sprinkle chat masala onto it.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and salad leaves.
  • Lahori Charga is ready to serve.
  • Serve Lahori Charga hot.

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