How to make Lemon Chicken With Chickpeas -

Chicken curry cooked with chickpeas and flavoured with lemons. One pot lemon chicken with spices, rice and hearty chickpeas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Lemons (नींबु), Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Lemon Chicken With Chickpeas

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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 : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lemon Chicken With Chickpeas Recipe

  • Lemons 2

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 1½ inch pieces 750 grams

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) boiled 1 cup

  • Extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic 3-4 cloves

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 3/4 teaspoon

  • Chicken stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Tomato puree 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a deep non stick pan. Crush garlic and add and sauté for 1 minute. Add chicken and sauté, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes. Cut each lemon into 8 equal parts and remove the seeds.

Step 2

Add refined flour to the chicken and mix well. Sauté for 1 minute and add salt, peppercorns and mix well. Add chicken stock and mix. Add chickpeas and mix again. Add tomato puree and mix. Add the lemon pieces and mix gently. Cover and cook on high heat for 5-7 minutes. Reduce heat and cook for 15-20 minutes or till chicken is completely done. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.