How to make Nimbu Dhania Kukkad -

A marvelous lemon and fresh coriander flavoured dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Lemon juice

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Nimbu Dhania Kukkad

Nimbu Dhania Kukkad 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 : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Nimbu Dhania Kukkad Recipe

  • Chicken cut into 1 inch pieces on the bone 750 grams

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves paste 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Put chicken in a bowl, add salt, lemon juice, coriander leaf paste and mix well. Marinate for ½ hour. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add green cardamoms, cloves, black peppercorns and saute till fragrant.

Step 2

Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, turmeric powder and mix well.Add onion and saute till it turns golden. Add yogurt to the chicken and mix.

Step 3

Add coriander powder to the onion, mix and saute for 1 minute. Add the chicken with the marinade. Rinse the bowl with ½ cup water and add to the pan. Mix everything well, cover and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Halve the lemon and quarter each half and add the pieces to the pan. Mix, cover and cook on medium heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Switch off the heat and keep the pan covered for further 10 minutes. 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.