Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cashew Masala Chicken


Spiciness, cashew nut creaminess and crunchiness and curry leaf scented aroma, this is Cashew Masala Chicken everyone. I bet hunger throne is killing you softly right now? Must be. Who on earth by the way can say no to this dish? Especially if you are true lover or sincere and genuine fan of Indian cuisine (Indian Chicken Curry, Chicken Curry Potato & Honey Chilli Chicken). Mouthwatering right? I know. Anything else should I say? Help me out if you can. Maybe, its best I speak nothing further. Cashew Masala Chicken (Ayam Masak Merah, Chicken Devil Curry & Tom Yam Chicken) is mouthfullness deliciousness, whether you tuck in alongside rice, bread or whatever as you wish, for a rice meal, maybe you like to imagine digging in after generously drenching rice with Sambar or Egg Rasam?  Oh-my!! 

Ingredients
10 chicken pieces (abt 280g)
30g/one handful cashew nuts 
1/2 tbsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 (90g) tomato (sliced thinly)
1 onion - 90g (sliced)
1/4 tsp garam masala or all spice powder
1 1/2 tbsp dried/plain chilli powder (or as you prefer)
1/2 cup coconut or carton milk
1 tbsp lime juice
5 to 6 sprig curry leaves
4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

Method
Mix chicken with all the ingredients except coconut milk, lime juice and  oil.
Heat oil and when heated, add chicken.
Stir and cook for about 3-4 mins.
Pour milk and continue to cook until gravy thickens. 
Pour lime juice and continue to stir until gravy dries up totally.  Remove from heat. 



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9 comments:

  1. Looks delicious! I love Indian food. I'll have to try it. One thing I noticed in the recipe is that it indicates adding milk, and I don't see it in the ingredients list. What type of milk and how much? :)

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  2. This looks delicious! I love Indian food. One thing I noticed in the recipe is that at one point it says to "add the milk", and I don't see milk in the ingredients list. What type of milk, and how much? :)

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  3. thanks for highlighting,overlooked it, about 1/2 cup fresh milk, will amend now. tq again.

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  4. I am pure vegetarian!! :D

    Happy thursday!
    Charu
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  5. This looks yummy and I am loving you step by step photos :)

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  6. yumm yumm looks very delicious :D would so very well with roti or naans or some pilaf :D

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  7. I shall try this one of the day! looks yumm lah

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  8. Love that masala, looks hot and spicy :)

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