Are you crazy about chicken dishes? And like to try different chicken dishes. Then, be happy because this blog is for all chicken lovers. In this blog, you will get to know about the best chicken dishes you must try. So, get ready to know about the heavenly chicken dishes.
There are countless chicken dishes in the world, and if talking about Indian cuisine, you will find plenty of chicken dishes, which are authentic and tasty. Chicken is a go-to non-veg food in India, and it is prepared in most Indian households. Be it a party or celebration, chicken is always on the menu because, without it, party food is incomplete. Do you know the fact? That, in Gainesville, Georgia, it is illegal to fried chicken with a fork. How strange?
Let’s know about the 10 best must-try chicken dishes.
1. Bamboo Chicken
Let’s start with bamboo chicken. Have you ever cooked chicken inside a bamboo stick? Don’t worry, once you know about it, you will surely try to make it. Bamboo chicken is a traditional dish of tribal cuisine. It is prepared by marinating chicken in spices, and then it is stuffed inside the bamboo stick. These bamboo sticks then placed on the fire to cook chicken. This dish is very famous in the Southern India region. Its smoky and woody flavour remains in the mouth for a longer time.
2. Tandoori Chicken
If you love Punjabi food and this dish is made for you. Tandoori chicken was originated in Punjab, India and is made by marinating the chicken in curd and spices in a tandoor and then roasting it in tandoor. The main ingredients of this dish are chicken, curd, honey and tandoori masala. Its flavours easily melt into the mouth. Tandoori chicken is spicy and smoky in flavour. Earlier, a cemented or mud tandoor was built on the lawn or backyard of the house to cook food. Nowadays, an electronic tandoor is used to cook tandoori chicken.
3. Chicken 65
This one is an appetizer. Chicken 65 is deep-fried, originated at hotel Buhari in Chennai. It is prepared with boneless chicken and served with onion and lemon wedge. It is spicy but tastes delicious. You can prepare this dish for parties and serve it as a starter.
4. Lahori Chicken
Its name says everything about the dish. The chicken Lahori is from Lahore. It is the main course dish, served with rice. The chicken Lahori is prepared with sauteed onion and garlic. Then the chicken is cooked with curd, water, salt and spices. It is s popular street food in Lahore, but now it is famous in India also.
5. Butter Chicken
Butter chicken is the most popular chicken dish in India and other parts of the world. If you belong to Indian, then you must try this dish. The chicken curry was invented by Kundan Lal Jaggi, the founder of Moti Mahal restaurant in Delhi, in the year 1950. It is prepared with marinated chicken and then cooked in tandoor. Later, it is served in a curry prepared with tomatoes, butter, cashews, garlic ginger and Indian spices. It is creamy and tastes exotic.
6. Chicken Parmigiana
Everyone knows that Indian chicken dishes are mouth-watering, but chicken dishes from other countries are also tempting. So, have you ever tried chicken parmigiana? Chicken parmigiana is a staple pub food in Australia. Chicken parmigiana is a baked marinated chicken breast. The special ingredient of this dish is a special cheese named “Cheese Parmigiano”. It is prepared with breaded chicken breast coated with tomato sauce, garlic and cheese like mozzarella and Parmigiano. Chicken parmigiana is very palatable, and once you taste it, you will always want to taste this dish. In some countries Parmigiano cheese is not available so in place of that, you can use any two types of cheese, for example, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
7. Chicken Lollipop
Chicken lollipop is widely consumed in India. It is a deep-fried chicken wing or thigh. It is prepared with a middle segment of chicken. The chicken is first marinated with spicy batter for several hours, and then it is deep-fried in oil. It is served with schezwan sauce. You know what, you can easily make this dish at home.
8. Chicken Biryani
Talking about chicken and not mentioned biryani. It would be injustice with it. So, this exotic dish was originated in India and is widely prepared and consumed in Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. It is a rice dish prepared with vegetables like beans, carrot, onion, garlic; along with that, raisins, cashews, spices, chicken and rice are also added to make this dish. It is a part of Mughlai Cuisine, and in India, Lucknowi and Hyderabadi biryani are very famous. Dry fruits like cashews and raisins are the important ingredients of this dish and enhance the taste of biryani.
9. Chicken Popcorn
This one is the creation of KFC. It is a small bite-size chicken. It is prepared by breading the chicken pieces and then deep-fried in oil. Chicken popcorn is a popular chicken snack. It is widely popular among kids and youth. You can also make it home.
10. Chicken Lasagna
Wow! Chicken lasagna. Imagine, if it sounds soo amazing, then how amazing its taste would be. It is a fusion dish prepared with chicken gravy, lasagna sauce and pasta sheets layering. Firstly, chicken gravy and lasagna sauce are prepared. Then, in a baking tray, the layer of lasagna sheets, chicken gravy and sauce is poured. This process is repeated 2-3 times. In the end, the cheese is shredded, and it is baked in the oven. It is a whole meal in itself and served with salad. So, don’t forget to make this tasty dish. If you are about to cook lasagna then make sure you use, no-boil oven-ready lasagna sheets because it cooks very easily.
These were some scrumptious chicken dishes you must try. So, have you decided to try these dishes? If you want to make these dishes at home, then follow Karth Food Factory. You will find quick and easy recipes and fantastic food blogs.