Jeera Chicken


  • 1                  Chicken (skinned and cut into bite size pieces) or
  • 2                  full chicken breast(boneless and skinned)
  • 1/4               cup vegetable oil
  • 3                  tbsp ground jeera (freshly ground)
  • 1                  tbsp  black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 4                  tbsp green masala  
  • 2                  tbsp tomato paste
  • 1                  tsp salt
  • 1                  cup yoghurt
  • 1/4              cup chopped cilantro


  1. Heat oil in a saucepan.
  2. Add ground Jeera and Black Pepper.
  3. Add tomato Paste.
  4. In a Food Processor grind 1 bunch coriander, Jalapeño pepper, garlic and ginger.
  5. Add this to the saucepan and cook for a minute
  6. Add the yogurt and mix.
  7. Add the chicken and salt and stir well. Cover and cook till the chicken is done.
  8. (The chicken will change colour and will be firm to the touch.)
  9. Cook without a lid till the sauce is nice and thick.

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