How to make Lemon Grass Chicken -

Fresh flavours of lemon grass make this chicken special.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Lemongrass Paste, Chicken On Bone

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Lemon Grass Chicken

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemon Grass Chicken Recipe

  • Lemongrass Paste 3 tablespoons

  • Chicken On Bone Cut into 12 pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Almonds 30

  • Melon seeds (magaz) 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies crushed 2-3

  • Fresh cream 4 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Blanch the almonds; peel and grind twenty almonds to a fine paste. Soak the melon seeds in half a cup of warm water. Drain and grind seeds to a fine paste.

Step 2

Combine chicken, lemon grass paste, garlic paste, ginger paste, yogurt and salt in a bowl.Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till translucent. Add green chillies and khoya and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 3

Add melon seed paste and almond paste and continue to sauté. Add marinated chicken and sauté for a few minutes. Lower heat, add one cup of water and simmer till almost done.

Step 4

Cover and cook on low heat for ten minutes. Stir in fresh cream and crushed black peppercorns. To serve, arrange the chicken pieces on a serving plate and pour the gravy over.

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