Friday, June 28, 2013

Cashew Pepper Chicken - Another experiment

Something quite special..............It is a very delicious chicken curry with a flavourful mild spice from the crushed blackpeppers and the slight crunchiness and creamy gravy from cashews.....It's definitely a must try for all the chicken lovers and it is a best combination for chapati,rotis as well as south Indian breakfasts like appam, idiyappam, dosa etc.......

Ingredients :

  1. Chicken : 500gms
  2. Onion : 3 small(2 large)
  3. Ginger garlic paste : 1 tsp
  4. Curry leaves : 2   springs
  5. cashews : 6-7 
  6. Crushed black pepper : 2 tbsp(you can increase or decrease the qty as per your spice level)
  7. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
  8. Coriander powder : 1/2 tsp
  9. Fennel powder : 2 tsp
  10. Garam Masala : 1 tsp
  11. Salt
  12. Oil
  13. Coriander leaves :(For garnishing)

Method :
  • Soak the cashews in water or milk  for about half an hour.
  • Grind it into a creamy paste.
  • Wash and drain the chicken pieces well
  • Heat oil in a pan and add sliced onions and curry leaves.
  • Saute well and add ginger garlic paste
  • When the onions and ginger garlic paste are well cooked,add all the masala powders and combine well.
  • Now add the chicken pieces and combine with the masala well;
  • Add enough water to cook.
  • When the chicken pieces are half cooked , add the cashew paste and reduce the flame to low.
  • Keep in low flame until the chicken pieces are well cooked with a creamy thick gravy
  • Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves



  1. Adipoli chicken kandittu kothiyavunnu.Innu ende spacil prawns annu.

    1. Appol nale prawns recipe pratheekshikkam alle?

  2. Wow.. Creamy rich gravy.. Bookmarked dear.. Gonna try this soon :)

    1. Thanks dear for bookmarking my simple recipe...Don't forget to click a pic while trying

  3. Simply Different :) Bookmarking it :)

  4. Nannayitundu shai...looks so rich... :)

    1. Thursday husband purathu ninnu food illa ennu paranjathinu deshyathil undakkiyatha...anyway it was very tasty.....