Lemon Chicken

The perfect weeknight meal! Make this tangy flavor chicken and enjoy your rainy days.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 518kcal


  • 750 gm Chicken pieces
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 4 tbsp Onions paste
  • 2 tbsp Cashewnut paste
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1 tbsp Lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon rind for garnishing


  • In a mixing bowl add chicken pieces, salt, hung curd and freshly crushed white pepper and mix well. Keep it for 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add ginger-garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Next, add onion paste and cook for another 2 minutes over a low flame.
  • Now add cashew nut paste and cook it for a minute.
  • Lastly, add chicken pieces. Stir and mix well. Add half a cup of water to the chicken. Cover and cook it till the chicken pieces become tender on a low to medium heat. Add salt.
  • Now add lemon zest and juice, cook for another 1 minute.
  • Cover it. Garnish with lemon leaves, lemon slices, and green chilies.
  • Serve hot with roti, naan, paratha or rice.