Quick And Tasty Jeera (Cumin) Chicken

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a jiffy recipe that can be a light snack when one is intolerably hungry. My brother, a non-veg lover, loves this one! I think it can also be had for lunch with rotis and white Basmati rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken pieces in a bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice and salt.
  3. Mix well so as to coat the chicken pieces in the lemon juice-salt mixture.
  4. Remove the stems of the green chillies.
  5. Slit them vertically.
  6. Heat oil in a pan.
  7. Add cumin seeds.
  8. Allow to crackle.
  9. Add the green chillies.
  10. Saute for a minute.
  11. Add chicken pieces and roast for sometime.
  12. Add yogurt and chopped corriander leaves.
  13. Cover.
  14. Cook till the chicken is done.
  15. Add mint leaves.
  16. Stir.
  17. Serve hot with bread.


Most Helpful

So simple and so full of flavor. I didn't have green chilies so i substituted tobasco sauce, still thought it was awesome!

Roandlole March 22, 2010

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