Sunday, July 24, 2011

Chicken Cashew Gravy


For Marination
  • Chicken - 1/2 kg
  • Curd - 1/2 cup
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp (adjust according to taste)
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/6 th tsp
For gravy
  • Onions - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato - 2
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green Chillies - 2
  • Cinnamon Stick - 1 (crushed)
  • Cloves - 4 to 5
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 10 to 15
  • Coriander leaves - for garnishing
To make paste
  • Cashews - 12 to 15
  • Milk - 5 to 6 tsp


  • Wash the Chicken thoroughly with salt.
  • Marinate the chicken with the ingredients mentioned in Marination part and allow to rest for 2 hrs.
  • In a Pan/kadai, add oil.
  • When hot, add cinnamon, cloves and curry leaves and fry for few minutes. (Do not overfry).
  • Add half of the onion and green chillies, ginger garlic paste and fry till onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the tomato and saute well.
  • The other half of the onion and half of tomato, grind to a paste.
  • Now add the marinated chicken, onion tomato paste, and start stirring in the gravy.
  • Add the pepper powder and When the gravy becomes thick, you can add some water.
  • Now add the cashew paste and allow to boil for 2 to 3 min.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
  • Goes well with any kind of main dishes.

16 lovely comments:


So yummy.


Wow! this looks absolutely delicious.


Very inviting chicken recipe!! It looks quite similar to a Kerala chicken preparation that i had at a frnd's is a Kerala recipe ??

Menaga Sathia

looks very tempting...perfect for dosa!!

Vimitha Durai

Rich and yummy looking gravy dear...

Suja Manoj

Creamy and rich..delicious chicken.


Nice creamy gravy !! looks yummy !!

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Rinku Naveen

Wow! The gravy looks so creamy and yumm.. Love cashews in chicken.

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Rekha shoban

wow!!akila chicken curry looks very reach n delicious...perfect with chapathi!!

Prathima Rao

Oh my...This is a mothwatering, flavorful curry!!!
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Jayanthy Kumaran

just wonderful n tempting dear..:)
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Rich n creamy chicken curry..


ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு...அக்‌ஷதாவிற்கு இப்படி செய்து கொடுத்தால் ரொம்ப பிடிக்கும்...


delicious looking flavourful chicken


The curry looks creamy and oh so delicious. Now I just need few pieces of roti to wipe the bowl clean.. !


creamy chicken curry..absolutely love it

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