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Badami Chicken Curry

Posted in : Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

What could make a chicken curry more special than it already is you ask?

Try this royal and decadent Badami Chicken Curry or Almond Chicken Curry with Almonds and you won’t think of your regular chicken curry anymore.

Made with an exquisite mix of ingredients like fresh cream, Kasuri methi, or dried fenugreek leaves and almonds or badam, this whole dish has a very unique aroma and a rather distinct flavor associated with it.

This chicken curry might not turn out to be an everyday dish in the kitchen, but it sure is a recipe you will not forget to include when you’re planning a party or family get together at home.

This Badami Chicken Curry with Almonds is a beautiful combination with the flavors of tender succulent pieces of chicken, that slight sweetness of the almond paste, and the creaminess of the malai or fresh cream.

If you’re a lover of chicken which is one ingredient that is extremely high in protein and essential fats, then this is one dish you’re going to love.

Try this royal and decadent Badami Chicken Curry or Almond Chicken Curry with Almonds and you won’t think of your regular chicken curry anymore.

Made with an exquisite mix of ingredients like fresh cream, Kasuri methi, or dried fenugreek leaves and almonds or badam, this whole dish has a very unique aroma and a rather distinct flavor associated with it.

This chicken curry might not turn out to be an everyday dish in the kitchen, but it sure is a recipe you will not forget to include when you’re planning a party or family get together at home.

Ingredients 

  • 1 kg Chicken (Curry Cut)
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 2-3 Black peppercorn
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2-3 Black Cardamom
  • 2 Bay Leaf
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Onion (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 tsp Ginger (Grated)
  • 2 tsp Garlic (Grated)
  • 1/2 cup Curd (Whisked with 1 tsp Maida)
  • 2-3 Green Chilli (Slit into half)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 20-25 Almonds (Blanched, peeled and made into a paste)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cream
  • 2 tbsp Kasuri Methi

Instructions

  • Heat vegetable oil and ghee in a pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add cloves, black peppercorn, cinnamon, black cardamom and bay leaf and let them crackle for a few seconds.
  • Add onion and fry until slightly browned.
  • Add ginger and garlic and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Now add chicken and cook on high heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add curd and green chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, salt and almond paste.
  • Now add milk and 1/2 cup water and cover and cook until chicken is done.
  • Remove the lid and cook until the gravy is slightly thickened.
  • Add fresh cream and kauri methi and mix well.
  • Serve hot with naan.
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