Steamed chicken recipe/ How to make steamed chicken/ Steamed chicken wrapped in banana leaf

So here’s my 50th blog post with an easy and healthier steamed chicken recipe.

Steaming is a very popular method of cooking in most part of North East India. Steamed Chicken is an easy peasy recipe which is prepared with few basic ingredients. It is a zero oil chicken dish where chicken along with the ingredients are wrapped in banana leaf and steamed in a steamer.

It is a super easy and at the same time a very delicious dish. The chicken is succulent, tender and juicy.

Steamed dishes are simple, quick and always tender in texture. For the authentic taste, flavour and health related issues I recommend to use banana leaf for wrapping the chicken. If you are unable to source the banana leaf you can use aluminium foil to wrap the chicken.


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All of the above recipes are super easy to prepare, ready in no time, and will never disappoint you.

So here’s how to make steamed chicken recipe with step by step pictorial instructions. Please do try and also share your thoughts about the recipe with me here.

  • Preparation time : 10 mins
  • Cooking time : 20 mins
  • Serves : 3

Ingredients to make steamed chicken:

  • 300 gms Chicken cubes
  • 8-10 green chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 tomato roughly chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Few chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Step by step pictorial instructions to make steamed chicken:

In a chopper add the green chillies, ginger, garlic, tomato and make a coarse mixture.

Take the chicken in a bowl, add the mixture, salt to taste and mix well.

Take the banana leaf and wilt it in the gas flame taking care not to burn it. Add the chicken mixture to it, wrap it and tie it with a thread and steam it in a steam for 20 mins.

Take off the heat and remove the wrap from the steamer. Let it stand for about 5 mins.

Open the wrap and squeeze in lemon juice and mix well.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.

Well, if you make this easy and simple naga style steamed chicken, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or snap a photo and tag Akum Raj Jamir on Facebook and akumrajjamir on Instagram with hashtag #atmykitchen. I would love to see your creations.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

Love Akum


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