Easy Indian Lemon Chicken

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"Given here is a homey comfort Indian chicken dish that will warm the soul."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (189.6 g)
  • Calories 297.1
  • Total Fat - 11.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 99.2 mg
  • Sodium - 118.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 2.2 g
  • Protein - 41.6 g
  • Calcium - 104.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 4.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Cut the Chicken into bite sized pieces and rub some turmeric and salt. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a skillet and add the chicken pieces.

Step 3

Saute until slightly golden and almost cooked.

Step 4

Add the crushed ginger and garlic. Saute for about a minute.

Step 5

Add turmeric, cumin, coriander, garam masala and red chili. Saute on medium heat until oil separates from the sides. Add the lemon juice.

Step 6

Beat the yogurt in a bowl. Take the skillet off the heat and mix the yogurt into the chicken.

Step 7

Bring it back on the heat and keep stirring the whole mixture until it comes to a boil. Reduce the heat and continue to cook for about 2 minutes. Garnish with coriander.

Step 8

Serve hot with rice or roti!

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



This was more than delicious! My family loved it very much and I made everybody happy! Thanks a lot for the great evening!

review by:
(19 Aug 2017)


Really easy recipe that resulted in lots of tasty sauce, perfect for the basmati rice. I thought that the amount of seasoning was extreme but it was perfect - I wouldn't change a thing. Thanks! :)

review by:
(10 Aug 2017)