Chicken Tawa
Chicken Tawa
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Spice up your dinner with Chicken Tawa! This quick and easy dish features tender chicken marinated in aromatic spices, cooked to crispy perfection on a hot tawa. Ready in 30 minutes, it's a weeknight winner that brings vibrant Indian street food flavors straight to your kitchen.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 500 g Chicken Breast Cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes Finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Coriander


  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large tawa or heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat.
  • Add the finely chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.
  • Stir in the ginger-garlic paste and green chilli. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften and the oil begins to separate from the masala.
  • Mix in the ground coriander, ground cumin, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Add the chicken pieces and cook until they are sealed and coated with the spices.
  • Lower the heat and cook the chicken for 15-20 minutes, or until fully cooked, stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle the garam masala over the chicken and mix well. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the lemon juice and chopped fresh coriander leaves. Mix well and remove from heat.

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