Chicken Kalimirchi with Cashews

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - chicken
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp each - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 - onions (chopped)
  • 1 tsp - khuskhus/poppy seeds
  • 25g - cashew nuts (soaked)
  • 2 - tomatoes (chopped)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt

How to Make Chicken Kalimirchi with Cashews

  • Cook chopped onions and khuskhus in 1 cup of water.
  • Grind the boiled onion and khuskhus along with soaked cashews and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of coriander leaves, tomatoes, and pepper powder and set aside.
  • In a pan, heat some oil and saute coriander leaves, chilli powder, salt, Coriander powder and turmeric powder till the raw taste disappears.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute.
  • To this, add the chicken pieces and saute for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 a cup of water, cover, and cook.
  • When the chicken is half done, add the onion paste and garam masala and cook on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • In another pan, heat some oil and saute the ground tomato.
  • Once the oil separates, add the cooked chicken along with the onion gravy; mix well and serve hot.