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Chicken in Almond Paste Recipe

Chicken in Almond Paste is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Friday, 24 March, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 8
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - broiler chicken, cut into medium-sized pieces
  • 400 g - thick Curd
  • 15-20 - Almonds (paste)
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 3-4 - Cloves
  • 2 - Cinnamon
  • 2-3 - Bay Leaves
  • 3 - medium-sized onions, finely chopped
  • 4 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2.5 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • 6 - green Cardamoms
  • 1 - black Cardamom
  • 1.5 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • finely chopped Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Chicken in Almond Paste:

    1. Clean and wash the chicken pieces.
    2. Churn the curd and add the powdered spices. Mix well and keep aside.
    3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Saute the cardamoms, cloves, cinnamom and bay leaves for a few seconds.
    4. Add the onions and green chillies and saute on low flame. When the onions turn pink, add the ginger-garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden.
    5. Add the curd mixture. Stir continuously for few minutes so that you get a nice brown colour.
    6. Add the chicken pieces and salt to the onion-curd mixture and mix well. Saute on low flame until the oil separates.
    7. Add the almond paste and mix well. Saute for 5 minutes.
    8. Add a little water. Cover with a lid with some water on it.
    9. Cook on low flame, stirring at regular intervals until the chicken is tender.
    10. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis.




     

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