Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura (Chicken with Bamboo Shoot)

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Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura (Chicken with Bamboo Shoot)


  • Country chicken (dressed): 1 kg
  • Ginger paste: 1 tbsp
  • Garlic paste: 1½ tbsps
  • Turmeric powder: l tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder: 1 tsp
  • Mustard oil: 2 tbsps (to marinate)
  • Mustard oil: 4 tbsps
  • Finely grated onion: ½ cup
  • Chopped green chillies: 2 tsps
  • Finely grated bamboo shoot: 3 tbsps
  • Warm water: 800 ml
  • Salt: to taste
  • To decorate – green chilli, onion rings


    • Cut the chicken into desired size. Clean, wash and drain.
    • In a bowl add ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and mustard oil to the chicken.
    • Cover and marinate for half an hour.
    • In a karahi heat mustard oil. Add the grated onion and stir fry upon medium heat.
    • When oil floats to the top add the marinated chicken.
    • Stir fry till the chicken is dry. Add the grated bamboo shoot and the chopped chilli. Sprinkle salt.
    • Stir for a minute. Add hot water.
    • Bring to boil and simmer till the chicken is tender.
    • Serve Baanhgajor Lagot Kukura with plain rice decorating with a green chilli and onion rings.

    Notes: Instead of grated bamboo shoot grinded bamboo shoot can also be used.

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