Friday, February 18, 2011

Cashew Chicken

Another dish form the chicken family rich in cashew paste and coconut paste.

  1. Chicken- 1/4 kg
  2. Onion-1 large, thinly sliced
  3. Tomato- 1 large, thinly sliced
  4. Cashew,ground to a fine paste-1 tablespoon
  5. Coconut grated and ground-1/2 tablespoon
  6. Red chilly powder- 2 teaspoon
  7. Coriander powder- 1 teaspoon
  8. Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  9. Ginger garlic paste- 1 teaspoon
  10. Fennel seeds,powdered- 1/2 teaspoon
  11. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon, as required
  12. Oil- 1 tablespoon
  13. Curry leaves- 10
  14. water
  1. Clean and cut the chicken into medium pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute onion till soft.
  3. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell fades away.
  4. Add the chicken pieces,red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 2-3 mins.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes,mix well.
  6. Add 1/4 cup water,cover and cook,till till tomatoes blend well with chicken.
  7. Next add the ground coconut,cashews,fennel powder and mix well.
  8. Throw in the curry leaves.
  9. Cook in low flame for 15- 20 mins till chicken is cooked and gravy becomes thick.
  10. Check for the spice requirements,remove from fire,serve hot!

Goes well with rice/ghee rice/rotis/dosas. Enjoy another chicken delicacy!


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  2. Lovely this is really amazing chicken with cashew i too prepare but it in different way. yours looks yummy.