Daily Archives: October 12, 2009

Tawa* Chicken

Tawa Chicken is a type of grilled chicken although tawa is not used much in this recipe. Its awesome, do try this and enjoy …


  • 1 whole chicken
  • ½ cup lemon and herb sauce
  • Some salt
  • 4 – 6 dried red chillies
  • ½ tspn dry coriander
  • Some curry leaves
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • 1 green cardamom
  • 1 black cardamom
  • Some olive oil


-Combine all the ingredients except chicken, oil and herb sauce in a blender and make fine powder.

-Mix this powder with lemon and herb sauce.

-Apply this paste on whole chicken and keep aside For 12 – 24 hours in refrigerator.

-Place it in a baking pan and pour over all the remaining juices.

-Bake it on 200 – 220 degrees Celsius for 2 hrs on the middle rack.

-Cut it into 4 pcs and place them on hot tawa. With a tong grill it directly on flame for some time and then on tawa and serve hot.


The best way to consume chicken is tawa* chicken.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha's Kitchen


-See tips page for whole chicken tips.

-Lemon and herb sauce can be of any brand, like nandos.


This will serve 4 persons easily.