Malabari Chicken Curry


3/4 kg chicken, cut into pieces
4 medium onions, chopped
2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
3 big green chillies, slit
1 large tomato, chopped
1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 cup thin coconut milk
1 cup thick coconut milk
50 gm cashew nuts
few curry leaves
1 tsp vinegar
1 piece cinnamon
3 cloves
3 cardamoms
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Soak cashew nuts in little water and then grind it to a paste. Mix this with thick coconut milk and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan, add cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms and ginger and saute well.
  3. Add slit green chillies and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  4. Add chopped onions and saute well till transparent.
  5. Add turmeric powder and kashmiri chilli powder and mix well.
  6. Then add cleaned chicken pieces and salt and mix well for 5 minutes.
  7. Add thin coconut milk and vinegar, mix well and cook covered for 10 minutes.
  8. Now add chopped tomatoes and cook covered for 6-7 minutes.
  9. Add the cashew-coconut milk paste to the prepared curry and bring to a boil at medium heat for 5 minutes. Check for salt..
  10. Add curry leaves and switch off the flame…Serve hot….
Recipe Source: Magic Oven



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