Poora Haah Recipe

Poora Haah is a delicious roasted duck from the Northeast Indian cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Poora Haah by following this easy recipe.
Poora Haah Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 1 medium Duck
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 slices White Bread
  • 1 large Onion (chopped)
  • 1 large Potato (cubed)
  • 3 tsp Lime Juice
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 large Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 1 bunch Coriander Leaves (ground)
  • 2 stalks Green Spring Onions (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 cup Cooking Oil
  • Salt (to taste)
How to make Poora Haah:
  • Remove the giblets from the duck (heart, gizzard, liver and other visceral organs).
  • Clean and wash them and chop them into fine pieces.
  • Clean and wash the duck and keep it aside, whole.
  • Mix salt and lime juice and rub it over and inside the duck.
  • Set the duck aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, smash the bread slices into crumbs and mix with the potato cubes.
  • Add chopped onion, black pepper powder, green chilies, coriander leaves, spring onions, vinegar, chili powder and half cup cooking oil. Mix well.
  • Beat the eggs well and fold them into the mixture.
  • Add in the chopped giblets and stir well.
  • Rub the remaining half cup oil over the duck.
  • Stuff the mixture into the duck and tie up well.
  • On an open charcoal fire or in a hot oven, roast the duck for half an hour, till it is cooked well.
  • Baste the duck with cooking oil at intervals while roasting it.
  • Serve hot with boiled rice and roasted potatoes.