Teetar (partridge) is a small bird that is also a delicacy of Gujranwala cuisine. Teetar can be grilled or its karahi can be made with different spices and flavors. It is a winter speciality and is famous among men. It is served with naan and chapati and accompanied by raita.



  • 2 Teetar (grey partridge)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Clean the Teetar and remove the feathers, head, and feet. Make small cuts on the surface of the meat.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, and salt to make a marinade.
  3. Apply the marinade all over the Teetar and let it rest for at least 2-3 hours, or overnight for best results.
  4. In a cooking pot, heat oil on medium heat. Add sliced onions and cook until they turn golden brown.
  5. Add the marinated Teetar to the pot and cook for 5-10 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes, green chilies, and fresh coriander leaves to the pot. Mix well.
  7. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let the Teetar cook for 30-40 minutes, or until it is fully cooked and tender.
  8. Remove the cover and cook for another 5-10 minutes until the sauce thickens and the Teetar is well coated.
  9. Serve the Teetar hot with naan bread or rice and your favorite chutneys. Enjoy the delicious and aromatic flavors of this traditional dish!

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