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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Chicken Semiya


Chicken boneless - 1 cup
Bambino semiya- 1 1/2 cup
Onion chopped - 1 medium
Cilantro chopped
Green chili - 3 sliced
Curry leaves - 4-5
Bay leaf - 1
Cloves - 3
Cardamoms - 3
Cumin seeds- 1/4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala - 1/4 tbsp
Oil as required
Water - 6 cups

For tempering:-

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Chana dal - 1 1/2 tbsp


1-First take a medium size wok and add water , 1 tbsp of oil, cardamoms little crush them to add the flavor, Cumin seeds, cloves, salt and bay leaf and bring to boil.
2-When the water comes to boiling point add the semiya to it and boil it until it is 70% cooked,
3-Now filter the semiya under the cold running water. It  helps on not sticking the semiya to each other . Now keep it aside.
4-Then in a wok add oil heat it then add the tempering ingredients, curry leaves, green chili and fry for a min or so. Then add onions and fry until they are tranculent.

5-Now add the cilantro also and fry it. Add chicken to it and also add salt  and garam masala powder to taste and cover the lid in medium flame.
6-Now when the chicken is cooked add the cooked semiya and mix it well and cover it for a min or so.
7.Your chicken semiya is ready to serve hot.


  1. Yummy recipe.I used to make semiya biriyani like this..Filling.

  2. Unique and interesting chicken !!! Delicious !!!

  3. Wat an interesting semiya dish,love it..

  4. Interesting adding chicken ...looks yum

  5. very interesting title and looks !! chicken semya :) i'm sure, ur expertise and innovation have excellent result as well :)

  6. Innovative recipe, sounds so delicious.