Boiled Chicken with Lai Xaak (Mustard Greens)


  • 7-8 dry red chillies, deseeded
  • 6 green chillies
  • 3 whole tomatoes
  • 3 potatoes, cut in medium pieces
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bunch lai Xaak
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil

Method –

  1. Boil the dry red chillies in a little water and grind it into a paste
  2. Add chicken, green chillies, whole tomatoes, potatoes, salt and chilli paste in a pressure cooker
  3. Add 1/2 cup water
  4. Pressure cook for 1 whistle
  5. Take out the potatoes, tomatoes and green chillies and mash it into a fine paste
  6. Add the mixture to the chicken and add ginger garlic paste and lai Xaak
  7. Add mustard oil and cook for another 1-2 whistles
  8. Serve with steamed rice

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