Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe - Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies

Lebu Lonka Murgi is a delicious recipe where chicken is cooked in yoghurt and Gondhoraj lebu juice. Chicken gravy that is absolutely lip smacking.

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Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe - Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies
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Lebu Lonka Murgi is a delicious recipe where succulent pieces of chicken is cooked in creamy yoghurt and tangy Gondhoraj lebu juice. Some lime leaves added in for a further burst of citrus and green chillies for their heat. A 

Serve Lebu Lonka Murgi with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Laccha Paratha for a simple weekday meal. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chicken recipes such as: 

  1. Kolkata Chicken Chaap Recipe
  2. Spicy Pepper Chicken Recipe
  3. Chettinad Chicken Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dinner
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

35 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Chicken
  • 2/3 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 10 Kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 Gondhoraj lebu lemon , sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Gondhoraj lebu juice
  • 6 tablespoons Onion , puree
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger , juice
  • 2 teaspoon Green Chilli , paste
  • 2 tablespoon Ginger , cut into fine juliennes
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , finely chopped
  • 4 Green Chilli , slit
  • 10 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1/2 tablespoon Black pepper powder
  • 3 tablespoons Mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon Honey , optional
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe - Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies

  1. To begin making the Lebu Lonka Murgi recipe, marinate the chicken pieces with a little salt, gondhoraj lebu lemon juice, onion juice, ginger juice, green chili paste and half of the yoghurt. Refrigerate for 1-2 odd hours.

  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, once it is smoking hot, add in the black peppercorns and garlic. Saute till light brown.

  3. Add the marinated chicken and set the marinade aside.

  4. Stir the garlic over high heat till light brown.

  5. Add the ginger juliennes, black pepper powder, green chillies, remaining yogurt and the marinade, cook for 4-5 minutes. You could add a a touch of honey if needed to balance out the flavours. 

  6. Add 1/2 a cup of warm water and the lime leaves, continue to cook till the chicken is tender.

  7. Adjust seasonings to suit your taste. Switch off the flame, add in the lemon slices, cover and allow to stand for 10 odd minutes. Serve hot.

  8. Serve Lebu Lonka Murgi with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Laccha Paratha for a weekend meal.

If you dont find Gondhoraj Lebu. You can use Kaffir lime leaves and normal lemon juice as well.

Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe - Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies is part of the Recipe Contest : Share The Best Non Veg Recipe From Your Kitchen

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Last Modified On Monday, 16 July 2018 17:08
     
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