Tawa Chicken

I really like this quick and easy dish. First time I had it at a Pakistani restaurant on Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia and it was awesome …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s kitchen


  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tspn garlic ginger (crushed)
  • ½ tspn cracked black pepper
  • ¼ tspn white pepper
  • ½ tspn red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • ½ tspn garam masala
  • ½ tspn cumin seeds
  • ½ tspn dried fenugreek leaves
  • Some fresh chopped coriander
  • 5 chopped green chillies


-Wash and dry chicken thigh fillets, skim off the fat and cut into small pieces.

-Heat oil on a griddle (tawa) and fry ginger garlic paste until it is brown. Add chicken and fry until it starts changing its colour.

-Now add all the spices and mix. Add tomatoes and let it cook on low medium heat for 10 minutes.

-Mix and dry the water on medium high heat.

-Garnish with some coriander and green chillies and serve hot with homemade chapattis and raita.

1 thought on “Tawa Chicken

  1. Beauty khan

    Hi I m glad to here that u went to Sydney .i just moved to pakistan 2 weeks ago from aus .i m not pakistani background so I m pretty much lost in this curry and thing …. I want to say thank u all the hard work u put in for this blog for people like me .. Thank u so much


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