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Chicken Tawa

- recipe by Inara submitted on 07-14-2008

         Chicken Tawa is a dish generally cooked on roadside dhabas on big tawas. This dish goes well with hot naans/rotis.

Chicken - 500 gms 
Onions - 2(finely chopped)
Tomato - 1 1/2 (chopped/pureed)
Ginger paste - 1 tbsp 
Garlic paste - 1 tbsp 
Turmeric - ½ tsp 
Chilli powder - 2 tsp. 
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp 
Methi dana (fenugreek seeds) - 1 tsp 
Cream - ½ cup 
Capsicum - (cubed)
Onion -1 (cubed)
Red chillies -2 whole
Lemon juice - 1 tsp 
Coriander leaves - for garnish
Salt - to taste
1. Take some oil on a tawa/pan. Add methi dana (fenugreek seeds) and fry well. 
2. Add chopped onion and sauté it. 
3. Add the tomatoes, ginger- garlic paste, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala powder and sauté. 
4. Then add chicken, cream, lemon juice and let the chicken cook.
5. After chicken is cooked, add capsicum and/or onion cubes, chopped coriander leaves and whole red chillies. Cook for only 2 minutes. 
6. Chicken tawa is ready to be served. 

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Person manoj   (June 1, 2016)
May femash dish
Person Agaba ashraf aladin   (February 16, 2016)
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Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (February 17, 2016)
Thank you.
Person divya   (December 1, 2015)
it is very easy for make cooking, tks!!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 16, 2015)
Thank you.
Person vikram(peter)   (October 18, 2015)
Chicken Tawa is my fav one i have tried and enjoyed a lot...Thnkewww..
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 25, 2015)
Thats nice to hear... Enjoy!!
Person Roohi   (October 12, 2015)
WoW....What delicious dish.. I've tried it out!!!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 12, 2015)
Thank you. Enjoy!!
Person sayma shaikh   (September 7, 2015)
Muje recipe Gujarati language me chahiye
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 10, 2015)
Sorry Sayma, As of now we only have the recipes in English.:-(
Person DonnaB   (July 29, 2015)
Very tasty but mine wasn't red like yours. It was very creamy and more yellow.
What did I do wrong?
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 1, 2015)
Colour always depends on the way each person sautes the onions and tomatoes. If you fry it till it gets a deep colour, the final product will have a deeper colour. Colour also depends on the colour of the chili powder used.

Do not bother much about the colour, as long as you enjoy the taste of the dish.
Person kiran   (June 29, 2015)
how long do you need to cook the chicken for?
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 3, 2015)
about 10-15 minutes...
Person kiran   (June 27, 2015)
how long do you need to cook the chicken for?
Person ali   (June 5, 2015)
good blog.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 6, 2015)
Thank you.
Person trina mitra   (May 27, 2015)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 7, 2015)
Thank you.
Person Jas nagi   (May 22, 2015)
Hye i tried this recipe today and i absolutely loved its taste. It comes out mouth watering. Thanx for sharing.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 6, 2015)
Thats good to hear. Enjoy!!
Person Ayan G R   (May 16, 2015)
I tried this recipe. Amazing looks and taste. Yummy!!!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 7, 2015)
Thanks for trying and sharing your comments.
Person Holiday appartment rental Kovalam   (October 14, 2014)
Its simple to make...thanks
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 7, 2015)
You are welcome..
Person Star hotels in calicut   (October 14, 2014)
looking nice..I will try it on today..!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 15, 2014)
Person SHAMAL SHENDE   (August 7, 2014)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (August 8, 2014)
Try and enjoy...

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Old Comments

Comment by barkha kapoor
          hii,wht type of chicken use? boneless or with bone.
Reply :-
          You could use either

Comment by Helan Victor
hai whats that cream?
Reply :-
           Hi Helan, You can find fresh cream in the markets. You can also make it at home by collecting the cream that forms on top of the milk.

Comment by Amudha Hari
This receipe was amazing!!!!taste was too good..everyone at home liked it very much..
Reply :-
       Glad to hear that.

Comment by shikha solanki
         it was tooo yummsss..
Reply :-
        Thank You.

Comment by Mrilika Sahay
          Awesome recipe! Simple and delicious.. My parents loved it.. Thanx! :)
Reply :-
         Thank You.

Comment by Ometta Oberoi
          I made this chicken for tonite's dinner and everybody loved it. My husband kept licking his fingers. At night when I wished him good night, he said,"good night honey, chicken was delicious". Told him all credit goes to your website. This is the third chicken recipe that I have tried and my final dish looks just like your pictures. Thanks again. If you have more lamb recipes, pls share them.
Reply :- 
        Wow. That is quite a compliment.  Thanks for taking the time to give your feedback.

Comment by sharon c
         Your recipe looks delicious! I'm going to try it tomorrow! Also, do you know how to make Chicken Dana?
Reply :-

          Thank You.

Comment by fatima firdous
        Plz tell the contents for marination of the chicken if we want to marinate it !
Reply :-
       You can marinate with salt, lemon juice and turmeric powder.

Comment by Guja Kumari
        Thank you very much, the simplicity is just the right and the best part of this TAWA CHICKEN.
Reply :-
        Thank You.

Comment by uroosa basit
         hi im uroosa from pakistan your recipe is so delicious and amezing test and i tred it myself
Reply :-
        Thank you Uroosa.

Comment by rupali rane
          whtschicken cream
Reply :-
          Hi Rupali, Cream is malai.

Comment by Akash Jain
        V should marinate d chicken 4 tawa chicken.
Reply :-
        Yes, you can marinate the chicken depending on your time availability.

Comment by faryal choudry
           Did you use boneless chicken or with bones?

Reply :-
       Hi Faryal, You can use either one.

Comment by Anu Thomas
          It tasted absolutely delicious! Quite simple to make and it definitely went down brilliant with porotta. Thankyou!
Reply :-
          Yes you are right, it is very delicious. Thanks for trying it.

Comment by Rajalakshmi Ananthraja 
          Hi, can you give me alternate to cream in this receipe.
Reply :-
          For parties, I keep the cream to make it heavy but I skip it when I cook it for us at home.

Comment by Anika 
          Delicious! Best chicken curry ive had in a long while!
Reply :-
          Thats great to hear!!!

Comment by chethana gopal
          very simple yet very very delicious recipe. thanks buddy. It was finger licking. Hoping to try out some more wonderful recipes from u.
Reply :-
          Thanks Chethana!!!

Comment by Gowri Raghavan
          Very Tasty. I picked this because it looked simple and fast but never thought it would taste so good. Everyone at home loved it too.
Reply :-
          Thanks Gowri!

Comment by anuja singh
          awesome recipe.according to it's taste it's very tasty 
Reply :-
          Thank You..

Comment by tasneem kothari
          very easy n tasty recipe
Reply :-
          Thank You.

Comment by cosmos sangma on 19 June 2009 17:03PM
          excellent recipe. i tried it myself- ingrediants are easily available. taste is excellent. keep it up.
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