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30 Sept 2011

Mughlai Chicken Curry

A simple dish from the Mughlai Cuisine, hope you all may love this. H's European colleagues were very much impressed with it's mild taste, and kids too loved.. Eat like the Emperor and come back to share your thoughts... :)

Ingredients used,
chicken 1 kg
onion 3
garlic paste 2 tsp
ginger paste 2 tsp
coriander powder 1 Tbsp
kashmiri chilli powder 3 tsp
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
coriander leaves chopped few
cardamom 2
cinnamon 1/2' stick
cloves 2
garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
curd 3 Tbsp
cream optional 2 tsp
cumin seeds 1 pinch
almonds 3/4 cup

How I Prepared,
Wash and clean chicken,
Marinate with curd, chilly powder, turmeric powder, garlic and ginger paste and salt.
Keep for some time.
Soak almonds in hot-water, allow to cool, peel.
Grind them into a fine paste.
Keep aside.
Chop onion into very finely.
Heat oil add cumin seeds , then chopped onion.
Saute until transparent.
Add cardamom,cinnamon and cloves and stir for a while.
Add marinated chicken with coriander powder and stir for a while.
Pour 1 cup water.
Allow to boil.
Add garam masala powder and cook until the chicken is done.
Add the ground almond paste to the cooked dish and when begin to boil, remove from fire.
Add cream and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves, serve hot.


  1. looks nice and rich. Its probably the almond paste!

  2. look nice ..but not tried yet, coz would not like to be out from mess. :)

  3. can it be done without almond? or any optional thing for almond

  4. Hey Seena..Remember me ...Hw r u doing ..whr r u nw ? Njan veendum kalathil irangi :) By the by chicken looks yummy...
    keep in touch
    take care

  5. Thx Seena! I tried the recipe. But used cashewnuts paste instead of Almonds.

    The recipe was very yummy & familly lived it!

  6. Thanks Seena. I tried recipe . The whole familly love it.
    But I used Cashewnuts paste instead of almonds.


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