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tawa chicken recipe on top of rice garnished with coriander leaves

Tawa Chicken recipe, Tawa Murgh

Tawa Chicken recipe or Tawa Murgh recipe is a chicken dish prepared on a tawa and hence it's name. This dish gets cooked super fast as the heat from the tawa gets evenly distributed.
Course Chicken, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword tawa chicken, tawa chicken fry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 302kcal
Author Fareeha


  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken pieces cut into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 green chili slit in middle
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • coriander leaves/cilantro for garnish


  • Clean the chicken pieces thoroughly and place it on a strainer to remove all the water from the chicken.
  • Heat oil in a tawa / skilet on medium high heat, and add the onions and green chili. When the onion is lightly brown, add the ginger garlic paste and fry till all the raw smell has evaporated from it.
  • Add in the chicken pieces, red chili powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix thoroughly.
  • Let all the water dry up from the chicken. When all the water has dried up, fry the chicken pieces thoroughly till browned.
  • Your delicious tawa chicken recipe is ready to serve. Squeeze the juice of one lemon and garnish with coriander leaves/cilantro just before serving.



  • To remove the raw smell from the chicken wash with turmeric powder, wheat flour and vinegar. 
  • Ensure you cut the chicken into small pieces.