Monday, 14 November 2016


Mughlai chicken curry popular dish in India. Chicken cooked in creamy, nutty rich sauce.tastes absolutely delicious.the taste of mughlai cuisine vary from extremely mild to spicy and are often associated with a distinctive aroma and the taste of ground and whole spices. This dish contains very mild taste. I served this yummy mughlai chicken curry with butter naan. Combination was so good.

I hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turned out for you.

Ingredients :

Chicken : 1/2 kg
Thick yogurt/curd : 1/2 cup
Fresh cream : 1/2 cup
Cashew nut paste : 1/4 cup
Almonds : 10 to 15 (roasted and sliced)
Coriander powder : 1 table spoon
garam masala : 1 tea spoon
Salt to taste
Ginger garlic paste : 2 tea spoons
Chopped large onion : 1
Chopped green chillies : 2
oil : 2 table spoons
Chopped coriander leaves : 2 table spoons

Whole garam masala :

Cinnamon sticks : 2 (inch size)
cardamom : 2
cumin seeds : 1 tea spoon
bay leaf : 1

Method :

First take chicken pieces add 1 tea spoon of ginger garlic paste, 2 table spoons curd and 1/2 tea spoon of salt mix and marinate for 30 minutes.

Now heat oil in a pan add whole garam masala and let them crackle.

Now add onions and chilly saute until they changes into golden color

Now add ginger garlic paste saute well. Then add coriander powder and garam masala saute for few seconds

Now add marinated chicken pieces saute for 5 minutes on High flame.

Now add cashew paste saute for 2 minutes, then add beaten curd and saute for 2 minutes.

Now add cream and saute for another 2 minutes. Then add 1 cup of water ,sprinkle roasted almonds  cover and cook until chicken gets tender. (add some water if required)adjust salt as per your taste.

Finally sprinkle coriander leaves simmer the flame for 2 minutes and remove from fire.

Serve hot with roti or rice.
Take chicken add tea spoon of ginger garlic paste, 2 table spoons of curd and 1/2 tea spoon of salt

Mix and marinate for 30 minutes

Blend some cashews into fine paste

Heat oil add whole garam masala

Add onions and chilly,saute well

Add ginger garlic paste saute well

Add garam masala and coriander powder saute for few seconds

Add marinated chicken saute for 5 minutes

Add cashew paste saute for couple of minutes

Add curd saute for a while

Add cream

Cook for 2 more minutes

Add water 

Sprinkle roasted almonds

Cook until chicken gets tender

Finally sprinkle coriander leaves and serve