Creamy Chicken Curry


1 kg chicken, cut into pieces
1 1/2 tsp pepper powder
4 onions, sliced
1 tsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
2 tomatoes, chopped
10 mint leaves
2 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3 tbsp cashew nuts (soaked and ground to paste with 2 tbsp milk)
salt to taste
4 tbsp oil


  1. Clean the chicken pieces and marinate it with pepper powder and salt for about 20 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add sliced onion and little salt and saute till soft.
  3. Add crushed ginger and garlic and saute till the raw smell disappear.
  4. Add chopped tomato and mint leaves to this and saute till soft.
  5. Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and saute till oil appears on top.
  6. Remove it from flame and let it cool for 10 minutes and then grind it to a fine paste without adding water.
  7. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the same pan used for sauting onion and add marinated chicken pieces and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Add ground onion masala paste to this, mix well and bring to boil. Reduce the flame and add 3/4 -1 cup of water and cook till the chicken is done.
  9. Add the ground cashew paste, mix well and remove from flame… Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot..
Recipe adapted from here…

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