Jeera Chicken Recipe


Jeera chicken is a delicious Indian dish that is packed with flavors. The combination of tender chicken pieces and aromatic spices makes it a perfect choice for a hearty meal. This recipe is easy to follow and will surely impress your family and friends.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 500 grams chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Now, add the pureed tomatoes and cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  5. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  6. Add the chicken pieces and coat them well with the masala.
  7. Cover the pan and let the chicken cook on low heat for about 20 minutes or until it is tender.
  8. Sprinkle garam masala and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  9. Serve hot with rice or roti.

Enjoy the flavorful jeera chicken with your loved ones!