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Chicken Chengezi

shaifali Saxena
60 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Chicken Chengezi RECIPE

Chicken chengezi is very famous in punjab. It consists of almonds and cashews thats make it very perfect. Chicken becomes so flavorful you will lick your fingers

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Shallow fry
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Low Cholestrol

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1kg chicken
  2. 200gms tomatoes puree
  3. 3 onions boiled and puree
  4. 2tsp ginger garlic paste
  5. 1 cup curd
  6. 1/2 grated coconut
  7. 1 cup almonds and cashews paste
  8. 1/2 cup walnut paste
  9. salt to taste
  10. turmeric
  11. Deegi mirch powder
  12. 2tsp coriander powder
  13. 1tsp chicken masala
  14. 1tsp garam masala
  15. 1tsp Kasturi methi
  16. 1cup cream


  1. Marinate chicken with 1cup curd, turmeric, salt deegi mirch and chicken masala and shalllow fry on tawa.
  2. In another pan, take oil, add cumin powder and garam masala and chicken masala
  3. Now add onion paste and saute.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and tomatoe puree and cook until oil separates
  5. Now add turmeric, salt, corriander powder and coconut
  6. Now add cashews-almonds paste and walnut paste
  7. Saute with little water
  8. Now add chicken to it and cook for another 5 mins.
  9. Turn off the gas and add cream to it and kasturi methi and serve hot

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Apr-12-2018

Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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