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Kaju Chicken


Kaju Chicken is a delicious rich gravy preparation with cashew paste. This is a very royal dish with rich flavorful dish. Today I am sharing the easy way of making this delicious kaju chicken recipe. Hope you will love it. Enjoy this nutty rich kaju chicken.


Preparation time : 1 hour
Cooking time:  45 minutes
Serves : 4 

Ingredients: 
500 grm chicken 
1 tbsp garlic paste
½ tbsp ginger paste
2 tbsp brown onion paste ( fry onion and then make paste) 
4 to 5 tbsp tomato cashew paste ( in a tsp of ghee fry cashew with few seedless 
slices of tomato and then make a fine paste)
2 tbsp  yogurt
1 tsp  green chilly paste
1 tsp red chilly powder  or to taste
½  tsp turmeric powder
½ cup coconut milk
1 tbsp fresh cream
¼ tsp sugar (optional)
¼  tsp garam masala 
2 to 3 drops of rose water 
4 tbsp of oil
Salt to taste
Methods of Cooking:
Take chicken in a bowl then marinate chicken with ginger, garlic, yogurt and green chilly paste for an hour. Heat oil in a pan then add the brown onion paste. Fry a little then add the marinated chicken with turmeric and red chilly powder. Fry the chicken for 15 minutes. Then add 1 cup water. Cover and cook till the chicken is tender or you can pressure cook . Now add the coconut milk and tomato cashew paste. Mix well. Keep on stirring or else if the gravy gets thick it will have a tendency to stick and burn at the bottom. When the gravy get’s bit thick then add fresh cream and garam masala and rose water. Put off the flame. Cover and give 15 minutes standing time before serving. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and fried cashew and raisin. Serve with pulao, naan, paratha or simply with flat breads.




Happy Cooking!

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