How to make Chicken Salona -

A tasty and delicious chicken recipe with the flavor of dried lemon in it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Salona

Chicken Salona Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Salona Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 800 grams

  • Potato

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions coarsely chopped 3 medium

  • Potatoes cut into cubes 2 medium

  • Green chillies cut into ¼ inch pieces 4

  • Garlic crushed 3 cloves

  • Yellow Zucchini peeled and cut into thick slices 2 small

  • Eggplants/ brinjals peeled and cut into cubes 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Curry powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried lemon halved 1

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Chicken stock 2 cups

  • Green capsicum diced 1 medium


Step 1

Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan.

Step 2

Add onions and sauté till golden. Add the potatoes, green chillies and garlic and stir. Sauté for two minutes and then add the zucchini, eggplants and stir. Sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder and curry powder and mix. Add the chicken, salt and the dried lemon halves and stir. Add tomato puree and mix. Add the chicken stock or water and mix. When it comes to a boil, add green capsicum and stir.

Step 4

Cover and cook on medium heat for half an hour.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.