How to make Indian Chicken Burger -

Chicken burger gets an Indian identity with green chutney and other Indian ingredients.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken legs (चिकन टंगड़ी), Burger buns (बर्गर बन्स)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Indian Chicken Burger

Indian Chicken Burger Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Indian Chicken Burger Recipe

  • Chicken legs cut into pieces 4

  • Burger buns 4

  • coriander sprig roughly chopped 1½ cups

  • Garlic cloves 6-8

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1½ inches

  • Green chillies stems removed 2-3

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil for basting and for greasing

  • Onion cut into roundels 1 medium

  • Tomato cut into roundels 1 medium

  • Yogurt mint flavoured for spread

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 4

  • Cheese slices 4


Step 1

To prepare green chutney, grind together coriander sprigs, garlic, broken green chillies, oil and 2-3 tablespoons water into a smooth paste.

Step 2

Take chicken in a bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns, green chutney and lemon juice and mix well.Place them on a baking tray and apply the marinade on top. Set aside to marinate for 1 hour.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 160° C.

Step 4

Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, basting with some olive oil. Keep aside covering with aluminum foil for 15-20 min.

Step 5

Shred the baked chicken leg pieces with a fork and transfer in a bowl. Halve the buns.

Step 6

Heat an electric griller and grease with some olive oil. Place the halved buns, onion roundels and tomato roundels and grill them from both sides basting with some oil till golden marks appear.

Step 7

Spread some mint yogurt on each grilled buns. Place lettuce leaves, grilled tomato roundels, grilled onion roundels, shredded chicken and a cheese slice on 4 halved buns and cover with remaining bun halves.

Step 8


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