Zeera Chicken Recipe


  • 750 gms Chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 tbsp Sabut Zeera
  • 1 tbsp Zeera Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Carom Seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1 tbsp Chicken Masala
  • 1 cup of water
  • Salt to taste
  • Garnishing:
  • 3 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsps Green Dhania (Coriander), finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Green Chillies, finely chopped


  1. Heat the vegetable oil, when hot add the sabut zeera and stir for half a minute.
  2. Then add the zeera powder, coriander powder, chicken masala, salt , ajwain, pepper , chicken and mix well.
  3. Add 1 cup of water, cover and cook over medium heat stirring occasionally till the chicken is done for another 10-15 mins.
  4. When the chicken is done, sprinkle the fresh coriander leave and green chilli (optional) onto the dish and serve with a nice hot naan and green mint chutney.

Tip: Freeze chicken bones to use in soups or stocks.

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