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Handi Chargha

Handi Chargha
Prep Time
2 Hours
Cook Time

30 Mins

Chargha is made with whole chicken and typically this is baked. A very popular dish in Pakistan, serve with naan, vegetable salad and raita. In this recipe chargha is made in pan, indeed a simple recipe.
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Source:  Chef Shireen Anwar
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  • Chicken 1 kg whole
  • Curry powder 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Chili powder 1 tsp
  • Yogurt ¾ cups
  • Black pepper 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Orange red color quarter tsp
  • Chaat masala ½ tsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Give cuts on chicken, marinate with vinegar and half tsp salt for 30 minutes.

  2. Mix rest of the ingredients in a bowl.

  3. Remove water from chicken, and marinate with mixed spices for another 2 hours.

  4. Cook in a handi till water dries, deep fried from both side until golden.

  5. Sprinkle chaat masala and lemon juice. Serve warm.

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Comments posted by users for Handi Chargha recipe:

  1. sir we have to put water in handi also or simple we have to put the chicken with masala in handi and l;et it backed. will it not burn.

    on Jan 9 2016 8:06AM Report Abuse ANIL SAJJANHAR

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