Thursday, September 8, 2011



  1. 1kg chicken
  2. 3 onions sliced
  3. 1tbsp garlic paste
  4. 1tbsp ginger chopped
  5. 2tsp red chilli powder
  6. 1/2tsp turmeric powder
  7. 2tbsp coriander and cumin powder
  8. salt to taste
  9. 1/2 cup yogurt
  10. 1tsp garam masala
  11. 2 bay leaves
  12. 1" cinnamon
  13. 4green cardamom powder
  14. 1/2 tsp nutmeg and mace
  15. 1tbsp cashew nut paste(kaju past)
  16. 1/4 cup refined oil +2tbsp butter or pure ghee
  • In yogurt add ginger,garlic,chilli,turmeric,coriander,cumin and garam masala powder with salt .
  • rub yogurt mixture on chicken pieces and leave it for 2hours at least or overnight
  • heat oil +butter mixture  add cinnamon and 2 bay leaves , fry onion slices golden brown,remove them from oil ,when cool crush them.
  • in the same oil add marinated chicken and fry it,then add crushed onions and fry(bhuno) add little water cook it until chicken is tender.
  • add kaju paste and cardamom and nutmeg ,mace powder
  • check the seasoning and amount of gravy ,if more gravy wanted and boil water
  • served with roti,nan ,sheermal or plain rice.
to make cashew nut paste -- soak cashew nuts in water for 2 hours ,then grind them in blender.
PS. always remove the layer of oil from the gravy when you eat.

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