Lebu Lonka Murgi Recipe – Chicken With Gondhoraj Lebu & Green Chillies

Lebu Lonka Murgi is a delicious recipe where succulent pieces of chicken is cooked in creamy yoghurt and tangy Gondhoraj lebu juice. Some lime leaves added in for a further burst of citrus and green chillies for their heat. A  Chicken, Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Kaffir lime leaves, Gondhoraj lebu lemon, Gondhoraj lebu juice, Onion, Ginger, Green Chilli, Ginger, Garlic, Green Chilli, Whole Black Peppercorns, Black pepper powder, Mustard oil, Honey, Salt   500 grams Chicken 2/3 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 10 Kaffir lime leaves 2 Gondhoraj lebu lemon , sliced 1 tablespoon Gondhoraj lebu juice 6 tablespoons Onion , puree 1/2 tablespoon Ginger , juice 2 teaspoon Green Chilli , paste 2 tablespoon Ginger , cut into fine juliennes 1 teaspoon Garlic , finely chopped 4 Green Chilli , slit 10 Whole Black Peppercorns 1/2 tablespoon Black pepper powder 3 tablespoons Mustard oil 1 teaspoon Honey , optional Salt , to taste     5   30     To begin making the Lebu Lonka Murgi recipe, marinate the chicken pieces with a little salt, gondhoraj lebu lemon juice, onion juice, ginger juice, green chili paste and half of the yoghurt. Refrigerate for 1-2 odd hours.Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, once it is smoking hot, add in the black peppercorns and garlic. Saute till light brown.Add the marinated chicken and set the marinade aside.Stir the garlic over high heat till light brown.Add the ginger juliennes, black pepper powder, green chillies, remaining yogurt and the marinade, cook for 4-5 minutes. You could add a a touch of honey if needed to balance out the flavours. Add 1/2 a cup of warm water and the lime leaves, continue to cook till the chicken is tender.Adjust seasonings to suit your taste. Switch off the flame, add in the lemon slices, cover and allow to stand for 10 odd minutes. Serve hot.Serve Lebu Lonka Murgi with Steamed Rice or Whole Wheat Laccha Paratha for a weekend meal.