Thursday, 25 June 2015

How To Make Punjabi Kukkad Recipe

Punjabi kukkad

How to make Punjabi kukkad recipe

Punjabi kukkad is a Punjabi chicken starter.Punjabi means we know it is a place and "Kukkad" means chicken for chicken Punjabi use to call kukkad.Punjabi kukkad is mainly starter but because of Ramadan i have done this into gravy.Here i will teach you in both manner how to make it in gravy and dry.Punjabi kukkad can make in two ways weather you can make in microwave or in normal pan or kadia it depends on you im going to teach you in both ways by step by step.It's totally easy to make and lip smacking.Goes perfect well with naan roti,plain rice or tandoori roti.


  • 800 gms chicken 
  • 200 gms brown onion paste
  • 150 gms roasted cashew paste
  • 50 gms brown onions
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 tsp lime juice 
  • 80 gms ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 30 gms fresh coriander(Chopped)
  • 500 ml curd
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder 
  • 3 nos green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • For garnish cashew nuts


  • For making Punjabi kukkad first you need to do wash and clean chicken.

  • Then marinate the chicken with salt,ginger garlic paste and lime juice and then refrigerate if for 2 hours.
  • Then at the same time roast some cashew nuts.

  • After cashew nuts get roast grind into a fine paste.

  • After 2 hours add all remaining ingredients and mix it well.Try to use hands so you can gave a nice coat to the chicken.
  • Then after coating heat a oil in pan or kadia.

  • When oil get's heat pour all the chicken in a kadia.

  • And cook it for 12 minutes.Stir every 4 minutes.

  • If you need water water then after 2 to 3 minutes add 2 cups of water and cover it lid and let it cook for another 8 to 10 minutes.But remember dont put so much water. 

So this is a process to make Punjabi kukkad in pan or kadia. As in starting i told i will show two ways that microwave process.If you want eat this as a starter then go for microwave process or if you want to eat in lunch or dinner then go for first process.

  • For making  Punjabi kukkad microwave process you need do that after adding all the reaming ingredients except coriander to the marinated chicken.

  • Microwave on high power for 12 minutes and keep stir every 4 minutes.

  • Adjust seasoning microwave on medium power for 4 minutes.

  •  Punjabi kukkad microwave process has done.

  • Finally Punjabi kukkad is ready to serve hot garnished with cashew nuts and onion salad. 

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