Halwai July 26, 2021


• 1 kg – de-skinned Chicken chunks
• 100 g – salted Butter
• 1 cup – strong Ginger juice
• 5 tsp – Lemon juice
• Lemon grass, a few sprigs
• salt to taste


  1. Heat a pressure cooker.
  2. Add salted butter to melt, add ginger juice, a little salt and bring it to a boil.
  3. Add washed chicken chunks and stir till the chicken gives out its liquid.
  4. Half cook the chicken, add lemon juice, lemon grass and bring it to a boil.
  5. Close the lid and cook up to 2 whistles.
  6. Open and check the salt.
  7. Serve hot with steamed rice or rice noodles.

Recipe courtesy of R A Ramesh Paul