Saturday, February 23, 2013

Cashew chicken

Cashew chicken

Chicken                      -1/2kg
Tomato                       -1
Green chili                  -2
Chili powder               -1/2 to 1tsp
Kashmiri chili powder-1/2tsp
Coriander power         -21/2tbsp
Cumin powder            -1/2 tsp
Garam powder            -1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste     -1tbsp
Whole garam              -for tempering
Oil                              -3 tbsp
Salt                            -to taste

For grinding
Cahew nuts                    -15 to 20
Onion                             -1
Khus khus /poppy seeds-1tsp


  • Heat a tsp of oil in a pan add the chopped onion and fry until the color changes.
  • Take little amount of hot water and add cashew nut and poppy seeds and soak them for 10 minutes.
  •  add the cooked onion,cashew,poppy seeds into the blender and make a fine paste. 
  •  Heat the oil in a pan add whole gram and add ginger and garlic paste and fry until raw smell goes off .   
  • add spice powders and fry for a mintue. 

  •  Then add tomato  and green chili and saute well.

  • Then add chicken and salt  mix well and cook.
  • When chicken is half cooked  add the ground paste and little water (if you desire you can add more water for loose consistency)

  •  stir and cook until chicken is fully cooked and gravy gets thick.

  • Garnish with coriander leaves .
  • Serve with chapathi/naan.

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