Zinet’s Chicken with Tomato and Greens


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Appears in

Mangoes & Curry Leaves

By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 2005

  • About

One day our neighbor Zinet told me that fenugreek greens were fabulous cooked with chicken, and she described how she prepared them. We were in her photocopy shop in Toronto, talking about the recipe, and a young woman who overheard our conversation said delightedly, “But that’s the way my mother prepares it, too!” Turns out her parents are from Pakistan; Zinet’s forebears came from the Indian state of Gujarat.

This is our version of Zinet’s recipe, which is one of the most attracti