Chicken Jeera

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Brian Holley

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.

Top Review by Nipam P.

Excellent. Worth adding a splash of lemon juice too...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dry roast 1 tbsp of the cumin seeds for 5 minutes Set aside to cool.
  2. Heat the oil i n a heavy based pan and remaining cumin seeds with the peppercorns, and cardamom for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the chillies, garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the ground coriander, ground cumin and salt cook 2 minutes.
  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. When th chicken is cooked add the garam masala and toasted cumin seeds. Cook for 5 minutes.
  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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