Braised Cumin Chicken Recipe

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Braised Cumin Chicken
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
  • Cook Time:
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Aromatic chicken, marinated and cooked in a hot tomato sauce, served on a bed of greens with a coriander mash.

Ingredients of Braised Cumin Chicken

  • 5 tsp white cumin
  • 3 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 3 cloves (laung)
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 5 potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp yogurt
  • 8 medium-sized tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 pieces chicken thigh, boneless
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  • 3 medium-sized onions
  • 2 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 3 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 bunches fresh coriander
  • 10 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup single cream
  • 1/4 kg string beans (gwar ki phalli in hindi/ urdu)
  • 1/4 kg sugar snap peas
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp spice mix (coriander seeds, white cumin, black pepper, cloves)

How to Make Braised Cumin Chicken

  • 1.Make a heavy spice mix.
  • 2.Put potatoes onto boil.
  • 3.Carve and flatten the chicken. Make a zesty yogurt mix of tomatoes and cumin, red chilli and salt and fold into the chicken. Close the chicken with skewers.
  • 4.Brown onion, garlic, cumin, red chilli, salt and saute them in the pan. Add a dash of water and
  • 5.then add the chicken. Braise with half the butter till chicken has color on all sides. Add 2
  • 6.cups water to the pan and place a lid on to cook chicken with the steam.
  • 7.Once potatoes have boiled and are cooked all the way through, mash well. Add lemon juice (1
  • 8.lemon), yogurt, olive oil, slightly crushed fennel seeds, fresh coriander, green chillies and a
  • 9.dash of milk.
  • 10.Braise veggies with turmeric powder, red chilli powder, brown sugar, butter and salt, spice mix
  • 11.of coriander seeds, white cumin, black pepper, cloves. Cook till veggies are soft. Add water as
  • 12.required through the cooking process.
  • 13.Layer with the potatoes and chicken and serve.