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    Chicken Jeera

    Chicken Jeera. Photo by Brian Holley

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    50 mins

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    40 mins

    Brian Holley's Note:

    Simple to cook. Simple to serve. Simply super. We eat this with our fingers, it's that good. This dish we serve with a bbq, it makes a great starter, or when we want a night in front of the fire or television. It's comfort food with a big C. Serve with a Raita.

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    1. 1
      Dry roast 1 tbsp of the cumin seeds for 5 minutes Set aside to cool.
    2. 2
      Heat the oil i n a heavy based pan and remaining cumin seeds with the peppercorns, and cardamom for 3 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the chillies, garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add the ground coriander, ground cumin and salt cook 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add the chicken thighs and legs stir to cover with the spices, cover with a lid and cook for 25 minutes over medium heat.
    6. 6
      When th chicken is cooked add the garam masala and toasted cumin seeds. Cook for 5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Mix together the cucumber, yogurt, chili, and salt. Sprinkle the ground cumin over the yogurt mix (Raita) and serve as a dip for the chicken.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Jeera

    Serving Size: 1 (393 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 875.7
    Calories from Fat 490
    Total Fat 54.5 g
    Saturated Fat 15.9 g
    Cholesterol 356.4 mg
    Sodium 814.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 12.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Sugars 6.6 g
    Protein 80.7 g

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