Tawa Chicken is nothing but bize-size chicken pieces cooked on an iron Tawa with a host of spices and lime juice. This recipe is so simple yet high on flavour. It requires only minimal ingredients. This can be an ideal meal for a weeknight dinner. You can make it in minutes and relish it with steamed rice or paratha. Check it out!
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Take an iron tawa and add oil to it. Once it is hot, add some fenugreek seeds. Once they crackle, add chopped onion and sauté until soft. Then add tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala powder and sauté.
Add the chicken pieces to the pan. Cover with a lid and let them cook for 10 minutes. Then add whole red chillies and lime juice. Cook uncovered for 2 more minutes. Sprinkle some fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.
Let the chicken cook in its own juices. The result should be slightly charred and crispy chicken.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I remove the raw smell of the chicken?
You can rub lime juice on the raw chicken pieces and let them sit for a few minutes before washing under cold running water. Repeat if needed.
How can I know if the chicken is perfectly cooked?
Bite-sized chicken pieces don’t take too long to cook. After about 10 minutes of cooking with a few stirs, the chicken should be done. You can break one piece to check if the chicken has turned opaque from the inside.