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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Jeera Rice and Chicken - hubby's special

Sometimes i get bored of eating food cooked by me.I am sure some of you may also feel the same.Last friday i announced that i won't cook today,so hubby dear said he will cook his bachelor recipes.He made zeera rice and chicken curry.Here is the recipe:-

Zeera rice


Rice 500gms
Onions 2
Green chillies 3
Jeera 3 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste 1tbsp
Cinnamon 1
Clove 2
Vegetable stock 1 cube
Salt as per taste
Oil 4 tbsp

  1. Fry Cinnamon,clove,jeera.Add onions,green chillies and fry till they turn pink in colour
  2. Add ginger garlic paste and fry till it is cooked.
  3. Then add veg stock and saute so that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the vessel.
  4. Add rice and salt,mix thoroughly.
  5. Add water (for 1 glass of rice 2 glass of water)This measurement varies according to the rice used.
  6. Cook it on a low flame until cooked.



Chicken 500gms

Onions 1

Green chillies 2

Curry leaves few

Coriander powder 2tbsp

Pepper powder 1 tbsp

Whole pepper few

Cinnamon 1

Clove 1

Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Oil 2 tbsp

Salt as per taste


  1. Fry all the masala and curry leaves,onions and green chillies.
  2. Add chicken,coriander powder,turmeric powder,pepper powder and salt.
  3. Then add ginger garlic paste and mix thoroughly.
  4. Cover and cook on slow flame.If needed add little water.

When i asked him what is the name of the curry he said he doesn't know,but this was a regular chicken curry he used to make when he was a bachelor.It's taste is similar to chettinad chicken.


  1. wow... the curry is easy to make it seems... we have never cooked chicken in our house... maybe I need to try this sunday !!

  2. Wow aromatic and flavourful....Making me hungry..... :-(

  3. Wow i would love to have the rice and that delicious chicken.

  4. nice combo..jeera rice is so easy to make and goes with almost everything..

  5. Jeera rice is always easy to make and good to go with either gravy or dry side dishes... Delicious!

  6. Seems like hubby is a great cook too..lucky you...the chicken looks delicious...great combo.

  7. wow..rice and chicken both looks awesome varunavi..want to taste it :))

  8. wow..that looks like some very tasty bachelor recipe!!

  9. Your husband seems to be a good cook too...Lovely combo Varunavi...very easy and delicious.

  10. Mee hubby kuda mee la manchi cook anukunta ...looking delicious varunavi.....

  11. looks so yummy n delicious varunavi! thanks for sharing!

  12. Enduko mari nenu eppati varaku jeera rice try cheyaledu. mi combination chustunte tempting gaa vundi.

  13. Hi Varunavi,

    first time here ...sometimes its best not to cook and thats when the hubbies take out gems from their treasure troves ...nice recipes

  14. Thanks friends
    Meenal welcome and thanx for such a lovely comment

  15. Fantastic blog u have :)my first time here. LOvely chicken curry....easy and seems very flavourful. love the combi with zeera rice.

  16. Welcome suparna and thanx a lot

  17. Wow dear, u are very lucky..am damn sure u would have enjoyed having those delicious treats na!!! am just drooling over the chicken curry...

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