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Tawa Chicken - Chicken Tawa Fry - Easy Dinner Idea

Quick and easy 'tawa chicken' to make at home kitchen. Must try step by step delicious chicken tawa fry recipe. Easy dinner Ideas Indian Pakistani chicken..
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Course: curry, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: chicken recipes, chicken tawa fry, pakistani chicken recipe, pakistani food, tawa chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes


  • Skillet | Tawa
  • Spatula


  • Chicken ½ Kg
  • Oil – 1 Tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 Tsp
  • Tomatoes – 4 without skin
  • Yogurt – ½ Cup
  • Water – 400 ml
  • Salt – 1 Tsp
  • Black Salt – ⅓ Tsp
  • Black Pepper Powder – ½ Tsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric – ½ Tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ½ Tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – ½ Tsp
  • Kasuri Meethi optional
  • Green Chilies – 3
  • Fresh Coriander and Julienne Ginger for Garnishing


  • Take an iron Tawa (Skillet), add oil and heat it up.
  • As the oil heated then add chicken and cook on high heat until chicken changes the color.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and salt.
  • Again cook on high heat.
  • As the ginger-garlic cooked with chicken and chicken changes its color,
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric, and coriander powder.
  • Saute chicken 3 to 4 minutes to get rid of the spice rawness.
  • Now add yogurt and tomatoes and cook on high heat until it shows a one tone gravy texture.
  • Add water and cover the Tawa for 15 minutes to tender chicken
  • After 15 minutes, check chicken tenderness. If there is some water then evaporate it on high heat.
  • Also, fry the chicken using a spatula.
  • As the chicken started to show the oil on surface.
  • Then sprinkle garam masala, black pepper powder and again cook for few minutes to mix masala.
  • Garnish chicken with green chilies, fresh coriander, and julienne ginger.
  • Yummy and delicious chicken is ready to serve.