Tag Archives: Chicken

Chicken and Methi Bhaji (Fenugreek) Lagan

  1 chicken breast- cubed Cook in ginger garlic, salt, little turmeric and ground green chillies. Don’t add water. Cooks in own water. Keep dry. In bowl, add these ingredients: 1 medium onion, grated 1 bunch methi baaji (fresh fenugreek), chopped 1 cup gram (chickpea) flour 1/4 cup cake flour 1 cup warm milk 1 […]

Chicken Pasta balls

Leftover boiled pasta – it happens sometimes, when you’ve boiled too much pasta for the amount of sauce you have. Save the plain boiled pasta for these chicken pasta balls! Cooked pasta Cubed chicken marinated Mash potato Finely chopped coriander leaves Finely chopped spring onions Green chilies as per your spice-o-meter Cheese is optional This […]

Chicken soup – for the soul

1 small onion 2 pieces of chicken fillet (marinate in salt, pepper & chilli powder) freshly grated ginger 1 large tomato grated 2 cups boiled water whole chillies (depends how hot you want it) Braise the onion in a little bit of oil. You need not marinate the chicken for long. Add chicken, ginger & […]

My Butter Chicken

I’ve got so many different butter chicken recipes and I know there are many more out there, but this one is my favourite: Ingredients 500grams chicken fillet cut into cubes (or small deboned chicken pieces) Marinade: 2 tablespoons yoghurt 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon garlic paste 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 1 teaspoon salt 1 […]

Stir Fry Rice

Stir Fry Rice When my friend Razina (who rolls perfectly round roti’s, I might add) passed this recipe on to me, I knew it was going to be a favourite.  It has the perfect combination of flavours and spices. Ingredients: 250g chicken breast cut up into chunks 1 teaspoon ground garlic 1 teaspoon ground ginger […]


1kg chiken( 1 whole chicken) not so tasty but healthier if use chicken fillet 1t ginger garlic 1t salt cook together till meat tender 3 cups rolled oats add water, boil till tender and liquidise 2 onions sliced 3t gingergarlic 3/4t arad 1t whole jeera few elachi pepper and cloves 3t red crushed chili 1 […]


Spring onions chopped fine Whole kernel corn drained (frozen or canned) Carrots cut into julienne strips Chinese vermicelli – soaked Green chillies Fresh ginger grated Crushed chilies Salt Chicken fillet cubed small Springrolls are easier to make than you think. I bought a pack of springroll sheets at the local supermarket. They are thin sheets […]

Chicken Biryani – Classic Recipe

Picture courtesy Fatima Jajbhay (this is her pot of Biryani  – and she was my motivation for trying out her mum’s recipe) I’ve always admired my Firoza Khala (mum’s sister) for many things, least of all is the way in which she runs her home and her kitchen in particular. Her meals are always well […]

Green Chicken

Green chilies Spring onions Lemon grass Lime juice and peel Garlic and ginger Bunch of fresh coriander 2.5 tablespoons coconut milk powder (mixed with a half a cup of water) Liquidize all the above ingredients then marinate chicken pieces in it. Cook with a little olive oil. Lastly, add the coconut milk. Serve with savoury […]

Chicken Cashew Curry

This is my variation of the Recipe found in the book ‘Healthy Indian Cooking’ by Shehzad Husain and Manisha Kanani. This is an excellent and easy to follow recipe book that would be an asset to any collection. Ingredients – 2 Medium Onions – 2 TBsp tomato puree – 1/3 cup cashew nuts – 1 […]