Chicken Recipe with Kancha Lonka

June 2, 2016 3:28 am0 comments

Chicken Recipe with Kancha Lonka

Chicken Recipe with Kancha Lonka

Recipe & Image: Cooking From The HeartTime: 45 Minutes


  • Chicken 600 gm (medium pieces with bone)
  • Green chilli 20+4 pieces (I used medium hot chillies)
  • Coriander leaves 1 bunch
  • Onion 2 medium (sliced)
  • Garlic 8-10 fat cloves
  • Ginger 1 inch piece
  • 7. Lime juice 1 table spoon
  • Sour curd 1/2 cup (beaten with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a pinch of sugar)
  • Whole garam masala (1 piece cinnamon stick, 3 cardamom pods and 3 cloves)
  • Salt according to taste
  • Sugar 1/2 tea spoon
  • Turmeric powder 2-3 pinches (optional..I used)
  • Cooking oil 4-5 table spoon (I used mustard oil)


Wash and pat dry chicken pieces with a kitchen towel. Make a paste with 20 green chillies, coriander leaf, ginger and garlic.Marinate chicken with beaten sour curd, spice paste and turmeric powder (if using). Leave it covered for 30 minutes.Now heat oil in a pan. Add crushed whole garam masala . Let them crack and get fragrant. Add onion slices and pinch of salt. Fry until soft, translucent and lightly pink.Now add marinated chicken. Reduce the heat and cook for 4-5 minutes uncovered. Cover the pan let it release water and cook. Stir occasionally to avoid burning at the bottom of the pan.Now take out the lid cook over medium flame until oil separates completely from spices. Now add required salt. Mix well.Add 1/2 cup hot water and cook covered over medium flame for 4-5 minutes. Add 4 chillies (cut into quarter lengthwise) and sugar . Mix well. Check seasoning. Turn off the heat and add lime juice.”Kancha Lonka Chicken” is ready to serve. It pairs well both with roti or rice.

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