Chicken Choila

Preperation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 15-20 minute

Chhoila (Chhoyela ) is a newari (Nepali) non vegetarian grilled spicy dish; very popular in Kathmandu and around. Choila is generally made of buff (water buffalo’s meat), and eaten as snacks/side dish to beverages or eaten with beaten rice. Choila is not exactly but a kind of chicken chili.


  1. Chicken
  2. Onion
  3. Tomato
  4. Garlic
  5. Ginger
  6. Green chillies
  7. Turmeric powder
  8. Fenugreek seed
  9. Oil
  10. Salt
  11. Coriander Seed
  12. Lemon juice
  13. Cilantro


Cut chicken into small pieces in cubes and boil it for 12 minutes
Take boiled chicken out and let it stay for a while to cool
Put the boiled chicken in a big bowl and add salt, red chili powder and sliced tomatoes

Chop onions into small pieces
Add chopped onions into the mixture and add shredded garlic and ginger
Heat oil in a pan and add the fenugreek (methi) seeds and heat it until the seeds become black
Add turmeric powder and stir it nicely and wisely.

Pour the chicken into a bowl and add the coriander into it
Add some lemon juice and gently stir it