How to make Quick Jeera Chicken -

Cumin flavoured chicken easy to cook.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Cumin seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Quick Jeera Chicken

Quick Jeera Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quick Jeera Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken medium sized pieces 1

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Fresh mint leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 1 cup


Step 1

Cut the chicken into medium sized pieces. Wash and drain. Add lemon juice and salt and mix well. Remove stems, wash green chillies and gently break them with hand. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves. Clean, wash and drain mint leaves.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add broken green chillies and sauté for a minute. Add chicken pieces and roast for a while. Add yogurt and chopped coriander leaves. Cover and cook till the chicken is done.

Step 3

Add hand broken mint leaves, stir and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.