Nimbu Dhania Kukkad

A marvelous lemon and fresh coriander flavoured dish. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Nimbu Dhania Kukkad
Main Ingredients Chicken, Lemon juice
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Nimbu Dhania Kukkad

  • 750 grams Chicken cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Green cardamoms
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 5-6 Black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Green chilli paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Yogurt


  1. Put chicken in a bowl, add salt, lemon juice, coriander leaf paste and mix well. Marinate for ½ hour. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add green cardamoms, cloves, black peppercorns and saute till fragrant.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, turmeric powder and mix well.Add onion and saute till it turns golden. Add yogurt to the chicken and mix.
  3. Add coriander powder to the onion, mix and saute for 1 minute. Add the chicken with the marinade. Rinse the bowl with ½ cup water and add to the pan. Mix everything well, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Halve the lemon and quarter each half and add the pieces to the pan. Mix, cover and cook on medium heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Switch off the heat and keep the pan covered for further 10 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1727
Carbohydrates 190.2
Protein 16.1
Fat 99