Monday 23 July 2012

Kashmiri Chicken Recipe

Kashmiri Chicken Picture

Like I told in my Butter Chicken post Kashmiri Chicken curry is the another chicken dish I learned before my wedding from my mom… This is our favorite recipe for chicken curry andit goes well with all types Indian breads or pulav....

Kashmiri Chicken
1-Chicken cut into pieces - 1kg
2-Kashimiri chillies/ Piriyan mulaku -15
3-Mustard seeds – 1 ½ tsp
4-Cumin seeds / Jeerakom – 1tsp
5-Black pepper powder - ¾ tsp
6-Cinnamon sticks / Karuva patta – 1”x6 pieces
7- Cloves / Grambu - 5
8-Ginger – 1” piece, grind to a paste
9- Garlic – 35 small cloves, grind to a paste
10-Onion – 2 medium, sliced
11-Cashew nuts – 20 (soak in warm water for 10 mints and grind to a smooth paste)
12- Tomato – 3 medium, chopped
13-Oil –as needed
14-Raisins– 1 tbsp (grind to a smooth paste with little water)
15-Salt to taste
16- Turmeric powder – ¾ tsp

  • Grind masalas 2 to 7 to a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Clean chicken pieces and marinate with salt and turmeric powder for one hour. After 1 hour fry the chicken pieces in hot oil till light brown and remove.
  • Add sliced onion to the same oil and fry till brown. Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté till raw smell goes, then add cashew nut paste and mix well.
  • Add ground masalas of ingredients 2 to 7 and sauté well until the raw smell goes
  • Add fried chicken pieces, tomatoes, ground raisins, salt and enough water and cook on medium heat until chicken is cooked and oil separates.
  • Serve hot with Indian flat breads or rice.

Kashmiri Chicken Photo

Kashmiri Chicken

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  1. Delicious colourful chicken..

  2. Looks very good. I shud try this next time, But I may skip Raisins :)

  3. hi swapna...this lks wndering where to add the raisins...??

  4. It looks so so tempting, I am making it this weekend :D
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  5. Made this recipe Swapna and it was yummy

    1. Thank you Mamta for trying and letting me know :)....

  6. This was the recipe my friend Prema taught me in 1978. Tried it yesterday. Was very good. I think the cumin can be reduced a littl bit.

  7. Hi Swapna.. I tried this recipe and really loved it.. Will it be ok for you if I post the recipe on my blog, with due credits given .. Thanks..

  8. Hi, Glad to know you tried the recipe and liked it :)... Sure you can post it on your blog and do let me know when you post it :)


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