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Hostel Chicken

Easy home-cooked recipe for students living away from home in residence.


3 tbsp cooking oil

1 tbsp cumin

1 large onion

1 kg chicken

1 ½ tsp salt

1 tsp turmeric

1 ½ tsp garlic paste

1 ½ tsp ginger paste

1 tsp green chili paste

500 gm papaya

4 cups hot water


1. Cook thinly sliced onion in cooking oil with cumin seeds

2. Add chicken pieces to the pan

3. Add salt to taste

4. Mix in turmeric, garlic paste, ginger paste, and green chili paste

5. Add papaya pieces and sauté for 5 minutes on high heat

6. Cover with lid and cook for 5 minutes on medium to high heat

7. Uncover and continue to sauté until water evaporates

8. Cover with lid and cook for another 30 minutes on low to medium heat

9. Stir occasionally

10. Remove from heat and serve with a bowl of rice and a slice of lemon

11. Ready to enjoy!


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