Zeera Chicken

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Zeera Chicken


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 nos medium chicken without skin divided into 8-10 pieces

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 4 tbsp oil

  • 3/4 cups plain yogurt

  • 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  • 3 nos medium onions

  • 3-4 tbsp cunin seeds

  • 2 nos cinnanon sticks

  • 6 nos cloves whole black pepper

  • 3 nos cloves

  • 2 nos green chillies

  • 1 tsp red chilki flakes ( optional )

  • 2 tsp ginger fresgly crushed

  • 6 nos cloves crushed garlic or paste

  • 1 tsp salt to taste

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder


  • Chop the onions finely . Cut in the green chillies into hslf . Pour oil in a large non stick paj and warm . ADD the chillies .Add the cumin seeds, cinnamon, black peppetvand cloves and let them splutter
  • Add the chopped onion saute untill the onions are caramalizedcand dark brown.Now add tge chicken pieces and increase the heat and stir fry untill the chicken turns a light hrown.Add the crushed garlic and ginger and keep stirring for a couple of nore minutes.
  • Add salt, turmeric,coriander cumin powder. continur stirring and finally reduce the heat to medium and add the yougurt. cover the pan and let it cook fr 20 mins on low heat or till the chicken is nicely done