Main Dishes

Chicken Zeera with gravy

This is a juicy zeera chicken that can be served as a main dish! Cook on low heat until all liquids dry and then serve as a starter if preferred.

Chicken Zeera with gravy

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Cuisine: Kenyan Asian Serves: 5 Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized finely chopped onion
  • half cup oil
  • 1 chicken with bones cut into 12 pieces
  • 2 tbs whole cumin
  • 1 tbs ginger
  • 1 tbs garlic
  • 4 ground green chillies
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chillies
  • 5 - 6 tomatoes blended or 3 tbs tomato puree
  • half cup cumin roasted on a non-stick frying pan, then coarsely ground
  • 3 tbs fresh green coriander chopped

Instructions

1

Heat the oil in a deep pan, add the onions add whole cumin, ginger, garlic, green chillies, salt and red chillies.

2

Add tomatoes and stir well, cook until oil separates (bhun).

3

Add chicken, simmer until cooked and almost dry, add the ground cumin and fresh coriander.

4

Serve with naan, chapattis or bread (not really suitable to serve with rice)

Meal: Main Dishes