White Chicken

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Submitted: November 26, 2013
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins
Cooking Time: 15-20 mins
Servings: 5 | 100 kcal

White chicken a delectable chicken gravy cooked in cashew nut paste.

Required ingredients

  • 500 grams chicken – cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup beaten yoghurt
  • 1  tbsp ginger cut into juliennes
  • 6-7 flakes of garlic
  • 5-6 green chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ cup cashew nut paste
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 tbsp oil

For tempering

  • 1 tbsp clarified butter - ghee
  • 1 tsp ginger cut into juliennes
  • 2 green chillies – chopped

Directions & How to

  • Grind garlic and green chillies into a fine paste.
  • In a bowl mix yoghurt, ground chilli garlic paste and little salt, marinate chicken in it for 3-4 hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add ginger juliennes, fry it a little, add chicken and cook for around 4-5 minutes. Now add the cumin, coriander and garam masala powder and stir well.
  • Add the cashew paste and sauté it well, add around ½ cup of water or a little more if you feel the gravy is too thick. Cover the pan and cook it for another 3-4 minutes on a very slow flame.
  • In  a tarka pan or in a small pan heat clarified butter, add the ginger juliennes and chopped chillies and fry well. Pour this over the chicken.  Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.

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