Chicken with Pumpkin Seeds

Featured Cook: Gloria from the DRC


  • Uncooked Chicken pieces
  • Dried pumpkin seeds
  • 1 freshly chopped tomato
  • 1 freshly chopped onion
  • Crushed garlic,
  • Cooking oil,
  • Tomato paste

Step 1: cooking the chicken

  1. Cook chicken pieces in a little water for 20-25 minutes at a medium to high temperature.
  2. The level of water should remain below the chicken pieces.
  3. During this in the preparation, throw in ΒΌ of your chopped onion, a hint of garlic, and a dash of salt (and any other spice of your choice you could add such as parsley, basil or nutmeg to enhance flavor & aroma).

Step 2: Frying the chicken pieces

  1. After your chicken has finished cooking, pour 3 to 4 table spoons of cooking oil on a frying pan. When oil has heated up, fry the chicken pieces.

Step 3: Preparing the sauce

  1. Use a pot in which you will again pour 3 to 4 table spoons of cooking oil.
  2. When oil has heated up, begin to fry your onions together with garlic, add in your chopped tomato a few minutes later, fry them together for a bit and add 1 table spoon tomato paste, continue frying and add in your crushed pumpkin seeds.
  3. Fry all this together, adding a dash of salt and/or some parsley or basil etc…Until all ingredients have blended well.
  4. Then put your fried chicken pieces in the mix and add 150 ml of water for it to cook all together and blend well.

When it has cooked, leave for 15 min and it’s ready.

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