Smoked Chicken Mandi Recipe | Lazzat | Masala TV | Samina Jalil | Middle Eastern Food

Smoked Chicken Mandi is a classic Middle Eastern dish that has gained popularity in Pakistan in the recent times. Now you can make it at home too with this recipe.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Smoked Chicken Mandi , Mutanjan and Tandoori Masala Chops Recipes. This show of Lazzat with Chef Samina Jalil aired on 14 May 2021.








  • Chicken (2 pieces) 1
  • Mandi masala 4 tbsp
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Clarified butter 4 tbsp
  • Onion 1
  • Whole garlic 1
  • Tomatoes 2

Ingredients for Mandi Masala:

  • Whole coriander 2 tbsp
  • White cumin 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper 15-16
  • Cloves 10-12
  • Cinnamon 1 piece
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for Rice:

  • Basmati rice 750 gram
  • Chopped onion 1
  • Mandi masala 2 tbsp
  • Clarified butter ¾ cup
  • Whole dry lemon 2-3
  • Saffron as required
  • Boiled eggs for garnish

Saute whole ingredients of mandi masala and grind them with powdered spices. Now cut chicken in half. Mix mandi masala in yogurt. Heat clarified butter and fry chicken in it. Then add onion, whole garlic and tomatoes then saute it. Now add water to tender chicken and strain stock. Fry chicken pieces in 2 tbsp clarified butter. Heat clarified butter and fry onion in it and adds mandi masala. Add stock with lemon and boil for 10 minutes. Now add rice and salt to taste. Cook until simmer. Give coal smoke on chicken fried pieces. Take out rice in a dish and put chicken pieces and boiled eggs on it.


  • Basmati rice soaked ½ kg
  • Yellow color ¼ tsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Green cardamoms 6
  • Clove 6
  • Clarified butter ½ cup
  • Almonds and pistachio sliced 4 tbsp
  • Sugar ½ kg
  • Whole dried milk 1 cup
  • Red and green cherries chopped 2 tbsp
  • Gulab jamun and chamcham 125 grams

Soak rice 30 minutes before cooking. Boil water in a pan with salt, green cardamom color, cloves. Add in rice. Cook until done. Drain and set aside. In a pan put ghee with ½ cup water. Cook and add sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add in boiled rice with almond and pistachio cover and cook on medium flames till sugar syrup starts drying, lower heat and put pan under a tawa leave it on dum covered with a damp cloth till done. Lastly, add khoya, ashrafis, gulab jamun and chamcham. Serve hot.


  • Boiled mutton chops 750 gm
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Tandoori masala 2 tbsp
  • White cumin powder ¾ tsp
  • Yogurt 4 tbsp
  • Nutmeg, mace paste ½ tsp
  • All spice powder ¾ tsp
  • Clarified butter ¾ cup
  • Chopped onion 1
  • Coal 1 piece

Ingredients for serving:

  • French fries as required
  • Salad leaves, Tomatoes as required
  • Cucumber as required

In mutton chops add salt and boil half for a while. Now heat clarified butter and fry onions. Also add ginger garlic paste, yogurt, tandoori masala and cumin powder. Cook well. Then add boiled mutton chops. Now add all spice powder, nutmeg, mace paste and ½ cup water. Allow it to boil and cover for a while. After 15 minutes give a smoke of coal. In the end serve with serving ingredients.

Smoked Chicken Mandi Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Smoked Chicken Mandi Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Samina Jalil at Masala TV show Lazzat. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Samina Jalil.

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