"Dhana Jeera Powder, is a blend of two basic spices: coriander and cumin powder."
boneless chicken thighs, cut into quarters
onion, cut into small dice
dhana jeera powder
fresh chili peppers, finely chopped
garlic cloves, peeled and mashed
piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely grated
fresh lemon juice
roma tomatoes, cut into cubes
. Put oil in a large, wide pan, and set over medium heat. Put in cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamom pots. Sauté until spices start to sizzle then add onions. Sauté onions until they are golden brown in color.
Add dhana jeeru, salt, chilies, garlic, ginger, cayenne, turmeric, lemon juice and methi leaves. Cook for a minute. Put chicken pieces and stir.
Cover lid and lower heat to medium low. Cook, turning pieces occasionally until all the juices released by the chicken disappear and chicken is golden brown in color. Add tomatoes and cook for 3 - 5 minutes.
Take pan off heat. Sprinkle with garam masala and cilantro.