Simple Fried Chicken Recipe Without Flour


Simple Fried Chicken Recipe Without Flour

Tawa chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that is popular in Indian cuisine. It is made by marinating chicken pieces in a blend of spices and then cooking them on a tawa, which is a flat griddle. The tawa gives the chicken a nice char and enhances the flavors. This recipe is perfect for those who enjoy spicy and tangy flavors.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 500 grams chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


  1. In a large bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well to form a smooth marinade.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and coat them evenly. Let the chicken marinate for at least 1 hour, or overnight in the refrigerator for better flavor.
  3. Heat oil in a tawa or a flat griddle over medium heat. Add the chopped onions and green chilies. Sauté until the onions turn golden brown.
  4. Add the marinated chicken pieces to the tawa and cook on medium-high heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover the tawa, and let the chicken cook for another 15-20 minutes or until