Lahori Charga
This fried, spicy Lahori chicken dish is marinated in a spicy mixture along with lime juice. While serving it, the delectable meat is garnished with dry mango pickle and spring onions.
Lahori Charga Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20-22 Min


  • For Lahori Charga: 1 cup curd
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp black papper powder
  • salt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 whole chicken
  • oil for frying
  • 1 raw mango


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Lahori Charga: In a bowl add curd, ginger - garlic paste, black pepper powder, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, all ground spice.
  2. 2

    Add lemon juice and mix it well.
  3. 3

    Add whole chicken to marinate in the masala and leave for half an hour.
  4. 4

    In a heated pan add water and cover the pan with the lid.
  5. 5

    In another heated pan add oil.
  6. 6

    In a piece of cloth add raw slices of the mango, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, tie the knot from all the sides and wet the cloth.
  7. 7

    In the steamer add the marinated chicken and cover the steamer with the lid.
  8. 8

    Deep fry the chicken in the heated oil until it turns golden brown.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During a stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. He also guides restaurateurs, catering companies, event management companies and large facility management organisations to create menus and concepts to optimise their culinary skills.

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