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Aakash Mohanty
7 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Spicy dish from indian subcontinent

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 250 grams of chicken with bone or boneless
  2. Cubed capsicums/bell peppers
  3. 1/2 cup onions cubed and layers separated
  4. 1 big tomato chopped and pureed
  5. 1 1/2 tbsp. oil
  6. 1or 2 red chili deseeded
  7. 1/2 tsp cumin seed
  8. 1/2 cup chopped onions
  9. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  10. salt as needed
  11. 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  12. 1/2 kashmiri red chilli powder
  13. 10 to 12 cashewnuts or cream
  14. Few coriander leaves (for garnishing)


  1. Heat a pan with oil, fry cubed onions and capsicum for 2 to 3 minutes. and when they begin to smell good, set them aside in a plate.
  2. In pan add red chili and cumin seeds
  3. when the cumin begin to crackle add onions and fry till golden brown.
  4. then add ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell dissapears
  5. now add chicken and saute for 2 mins
  6. now cover and cook on a low flame till it is soft cooked and its own moisture. Avoid adding water.
  7. then add garam masala and red chilli powder and saute for another 3 minutes
  8. add tomato puree and salt. stir and cook uncovered till the raw smell of tomato puree goes away. the gravy thickens.
  9. when the chicken is fully cooked add onions and capsicums.
  10. mix and cook for 4 mins.
  11. add cashew paste. stir well. add kashmiri red chilli powder if needed to adjust spice and color. cook till the gravy thickens and reached desired consistency.
  12. finally add garam masala and coriander leaves and mix.

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Priya Banerjee
Priya Banerjee   Oct-28-2017

Just one word for your recipe.. Awesome!!!! Keep it up

Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Oct-06-2017

Thanks for sharing this recipe in step by step manner.

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