Make Traditional Bamboo Chicken At Home

Bamboo Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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There are many cooking methods in the world. Food connoisseurs have invented different types of cooking methods. Do you know you can also cook food on bamboo sticks? Yes, bamboo cooking is not a new cooking method, but it is an old cooking method invented and followed by the tribal community. You can cook dishes like biryani, chicken, and mutton inside bamboo sticks. So, today let’s makeĀ bamboo chicken.

Bamboo Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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This is a traditional dish of tribal cuisine. It was originated in the Araku valley, in the Vishakhapatnam. It is prepared by marinating chicken in spices, and then it is stuffed inside the bamboo stick. These bamboo sticks then placed on the fire to cook chicken. Bamboo chicken is also calledĀ bangulo chicken. It is very famous in the Southern India region. You can also make this dish at home. It is very easy and takes less time.

 Bamboo Sticks-Karth Food Factory
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Follow the step by step recipe of making bamboo chicken

Per serving contains 254 kcal

  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Protein: 18 g
  • Fat: 6 g


Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 30 min
Ready in: 45 min


Preparation -Karth Food Factory
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  • 1 1/2 kg chicken
  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 large onion, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 4 nos green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp garam masala
  • 3 tbsp chicken masala
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • bamboo sticks for cooking


Marination -Karth Food Factory
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  1. Firstly, in a large mixing bowl, add chicken, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, chicken masala, ginger garlic paste, chopped onions, green chillies, and oil.
  2. Mix everything well and stuff it inside a bamboo stick.
  3. Once the bamboo stick is filled with chicken, stuff the remaining mixture in another bamboo stick.
  4. Now, repeat this process until the marinated chicken is finished.
  5. Now, insert a banana leaf inside each stick.
  6. Then, cover its edge with banana leaf and tie.
  7. After that, set the chunks of coal and woods on fire and place the bamboos on them.
  8. Cook it for 30 minutes.
  9. Flip and turn the sticks in between.
  10. After 30 minutes, remove the bamboo sticks from the fire and keep them aside for 5-10 minutes.
  11. Remove the cooked chicken on a banana leaf and serve.