Reshmi Chicken

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  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 Cup
  • Tomato paste 2 tbs
  • Cream 2 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tbs
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Chicken mix boti 750g
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 13-14
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 large
  • Lehsan (Garlic) 4-5 cloves
  • Adrak (Ginger) sliced 1 inch piece
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) sliced 2
  • Water 2-3 tbs or as required
  • Cooking oil ½ Cup
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Laung (Cloves) 2
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) ½ tsp
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2 tbs
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 2 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) sliced 2
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Kaju & Badam (Cashew nuts & almonds)
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne


In a bowl,add yogurt,tomato paste,cream,red chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,cumin seeds,salt and mix well.

Add chicken and mix well,cover and marinate for 30 minutes.

In a wok,add cooking oil,cashew nuts and fry until light golden.

Add onion and mix well.

Add garlic,ginger and green chillies,mix well and sauté until soft.

Take out in a bowl and let it cool.

In grinder,add onion & garlic mixture,water and grind to make a paste & set aside.

In the same wok,add cooking oil,cinnamon stick,black cardamom,cloves,green cardamom,black peppercorns,bay leaves,cumin seeds and mix well.

Add ground paste,mix well and cook on low medium flame for 4-5 minutes.

Now add marinated chicken and mix well.

Add fresh coriander,mint leaves,green chillies and mix well,cover and cook on low flame until chicken is tender (14-15 minutes).

Add garam masala powder,black pepper powder,mix well and cook on high flame until oil separates (2-3 minutes).

Add ginger and fresh coriander.

Garnish with cashew,alomnds,fresh coriander,ginger & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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