Thursday, 30 March 2017


Reshmi chicken curry is a soft,creamy and juicy chicken gravy which you can easily prepare at home. When I was searching for some new easy chicken gravy recipes in you tube then I found this recipe from cook with  then I immediately tried this recipe. The result was awesome. I loved the texture and aroma of this curry a lot. Ingredients are also so simple and easily available. It well goes with any flat  breads and rice.

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

Ingredients :

Chicken : 1 kg
Cashew nuts : 25 (blend into fine paste by adding some milk)
Curd/yogurt : 350 ml
Fresh cream/malai : 1/2 cup
Garam masala powder : 1 tea spoon(recipe here)
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Chilly powder : 1 tea spoon
Ginger garlic paste : 2 tea spoons
Salt to taste
Medium onions : 3 (blend into fine paste)
Green chillies : 2 (slitted)
Coriander leaves : 1/2 cup
Oil : 1/3 cup
Raw papaya paste : 1 table spoon

Method :

Take chicken pieces in a bowl add yogurt,(beat curd or yogurt well before adding)cream,Cashew nut paste, ginger garlic paste,salt,chilly powder,turmeric powder,garam masala powder,raw papaya paste,1/4 cup of coriander leaves.

Now mix all ingredients well and marinate for 30 minutes. If you don't have raw papaya paste then marinate for 2 hours.

Now heat oil in heavy bottom pan add onion paste and saute until it changes into light Brown color.

Now add chicken marinate and stir it well.

When it begins to a boil ,cover and cook on medium flame until chicken gets tender.(stir in between) no need to add water.

Now when gravy becames thick and oil floats on top add remaining Coriander leaves and green chillies and cook on low flame for few minutes and remove from fire.

Now serve hot with roti or rice.

Pictorial :

Take chicken pieces add yogurt

Add cashew paste

Add  cream

Add chilly,turmeric and garam masala powders

Add ginger garlic paste,raw papaya paste and salt

Add coriander leaves

Mix and marinate for 30 minutes

Meanwhile heat oil in a pan add onion paste

Saute for a while

Add marinated chicken

Bring it to a boil by stirring occasionally

Now cover and cook on medium flame until chicken gets tender

Now add green chillies and coriander leaves

Cover and cook on low flame for 5 minutes and remove from fire

Now it's done