Sunday, February 19, 2012

Cashew Chicken / Chicken Cashew Gravy

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Chicken with cashews is an extremely popular and tasty dish in restaurants worldwide. This delicious and simple dish is pretty easy to make in a wok or skillet & tastes amazing. In this recipe, the chicken is cooked in cashew paste with very little spices. 
The rich combo of chicken and cashews, makes an appealing healthy favorite dish of both kids & adults.  I love all of the different flavors and textures in the dish and no doubt this nutritious recipe has quickly become our family favorite ! 
Chicken cashew makes a great dish for lunch & dinner. 
Make the best  Cashew Chicken  with this easy recipe & enjoy..!
Ingredients:
To Marinate:
  • Chicken                        - ½ kg
  • Curd                             - ½ cup
  • Red chilli pwd               - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric pwd                - ¼ tsp
  • Salt                              - ¼ tsp
For gravy:
  • Cashewnuts                  -  12 to 15
  • Milk                              - ¼ cup
  • Oil                                - 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon                     - 1
  • Cloves                          - 2
  • Curry leaves                  - a few
  • Onion                           - 2
  • Green chilly                   - 1or 2
  • Ginger garlic paste        - 1 tbsp
  • Tomato                         - 2
  • Pepper pwd                  - ½  tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
Method:
  1. Clean and wash the chicken thoroughly.
  2. Marinate the chicken with the marinade prepared with the ingredients mentioned.
  3. Allow to marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Make a paste of cashew nuts with milk.
  5. Heat oil in a non stick pan.
  6. Add cinnamon, cloves, curry leaves and saute.
  7. Add finely chopped onion and green chillies, and fry till onion becomes light brown.
  8. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  9. Now add tomatoes mashed, salt and saute well.
  10. Add the marinated chicken and start stirring.
  11. Add 1 cup water and allow the chicken to cook covered in medium flame.
  12. Once the chicken is tender, stir the gravy.
  13. Add pepper pwd and check for salt & seasonings.
  14. Now add the cashew paste and allow to boil for 2 to 3 mins.
  15. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  16. Serve hot with Idly, dosa, chapatti or roti.
  1. It goes well with any kind of main dishes.
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54 comments:

  1. Another recipe for my must-be-cooked list :)
    this looks very very delicious!

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  2. What a wonderful spicy dish......looks awesome........

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  3. awesome chicken r3ecipe Jay......it looks super rich and creamy.....lovely work done

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  4. Awesomeeee.......delicious recipe dear......somthin special for someone special!!!!

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  5. Jay, this looks so rich and delicious! Love cashews and can't wait to try it!

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  6. very rich chicken gray!!yum yum!

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  7. very rich, super delicious chicken..looks yum..

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  8. delicious chicken gravy..mouthwatering

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  9. Hi Jay, Eeemmm i can imagine the smell and taste! It looks simply delicious dear:))

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  10. awesomen creamy chicken....superb

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  11. One of my favorite chicken dishes.

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  12. Mouthwatering! Can't wait to give it a try!

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  13. Like to eat it with chappati...yum yum..

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  14. Lovely recipe...very tasty:)

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  15. The gravy is so rich and creamy..I love the flavor of this Jay.

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  16. mouth watering ..a royal treat to your family ..thanks for sharing

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  17. Chicken, curry and cashews whats not to like in this dish!

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  18. really mouthwatering!!!!!yum!

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  19. I can take it alone and finish off the gravy.

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  20. That looks very creamy and rich. It looks delicious enough to eat directly from the bowl!

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  21. Looks so yummy... Simple and neat!...! Lovely pics...

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  22. I am hungry after seeing these shots!

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  23. Oh your pictures are always so drool worthy. This will be great for kids and adults alike with the low spice

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  24. I really love this dish, it looks tasty!

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  25. Que buena pinta tiene todo :) yo me comía un platito. Besos

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  26. I am charmed with this recipe of chicken. The sauce meets very creamy. Good day

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  27. This looks totally delicious..

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  28. The cashew chicken looks awesome :-)

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  29. Oh yeah, cashews! I love them - and this looks delicious. Thanks for this.

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  30. Awesome chicken curry,great preparation..yummy

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  31. This looks so good! I'm starving!

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  32. Wow -that thick, creamy and spicy looking gravy for a delicious chicken curry looks very inviting:)

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  33. Yummy dish!I love cashews!Have a lovely week!

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  34. yummy yum deliciously done..lovely thick gravy with idlis!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  35. Wow...the cashew chicken looks fabulous dear.... A must try recipe:-)

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  36. Looks beautiful, sounds delicious - I am IN!

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  37. I love cashews and I love chicken, but for some reason I've never loved this dish (although I think I'm in the minority!) Your pictures are mighty tempting, tho...

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  38. delicious and innovative recipe .......

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  39. Chicken and cashews are just one of those matches that it's hard to beat in cooking. This looks delicious!

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  41. I love curry and cashews. It is a popular meal indeed.

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  42. It looks really DELICIOUS !!! Love that dish !

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  43. very inviting curry !! too tempting too !! Thanks for linking to the event !!

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  44. Cashew Chicken is one of my favorite dishes! How can you go wrong with cashews?

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  45. A must-try Recipe Jay!.Appetizingly done and displayed.Yumm!

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  46. WOW... So mouthwatering. Nice recipe. Looks so good. YUM!

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  47. look Awesome


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  48. I love chicken and cook often. Recently I made chicken with almond sauce, like a lot at home. Imagine how delicious your chicken with cashews. Its looks amazing :-))

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  49. wow yet another yummy for tummy! love cashew chicken. need to flag this.

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