Murgh Kaju / Cashew Chicken

I know, I am taking long breaks now a days. It has been 2 weeks again since I have blogged. Though I am not posting often, I am trying to visit all your blogs and your yummy recipe. So, now am back with this simple and spicy Kaju Chicken.

Ingredients: Chicken - 2 Lb

Coconut grated – ½ cup

Garlic Cloves - 8

Ginger – 1 ½ Tb spoon

Coriander seeds – 3 Tb spoon

Cumin seeds – 2 tsp

Red chillis – 6

Cloves – 5

Cinnamon stick – 1 inch

Cashew – ¾ cup

Onions – 1 cup (chopped)

Pepper corns – 1 tsp

Butter – 2 Tb spoon Method:

  • Soak red chilies in hot water for 10 minutes.
  • Roast separately coconut, garlic, ginger, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon over low heat until it leaves a nice aroma.
  • Add cashew and onions and roast altogether for 10 min.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Grind all the above ingredients.
  • Heat butter in a pan, add ground spice and fry for 10 min.
  • Add chicken pieces, salt and little water and cook until tender.
  • Serve with rice, roti / chapathi or poori.

Yummy and spicy Kaju Chicken goes to "Potluck - Chicken" hosted by Vicky.

PS: Adjust the spices according to your spice level. You can add water according to the thickness needed.

Have a nice week ahead.

45 comments:

Superchef said...

love that chilli shaped bowl..the curry looks delicious too..nice entry for the event! :)

Padma said...

Kaju Chicken looks so delicious Ashwini :)

Pooja said...

Wooow Ashwini..Looking creamy and delicious...Sure a crowd pleaser for potluck..Yummy post..

Vishali said...

delicious dish and cute dish u served it in :)

srikars kitchen said...

Nice click.. Sounds delicious..

Cham said...

The gravy is creamy and rich! Yum :)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Rich and creamy chicken gravy perfect for the potluck event!!!

Suparna said...

Hi Ashwini,
Looking at the clicks got me drooling over the saucy creamy glossy yummmmmmmy cashew chicken :) nice one girl.
Thanks
TC

Varsha Vipins said...

Delicious one Ashwini..totally yum..:)

Prathibha said...

I loved your chili shaped bowl gal..The other day i was thinking about u,its been a long time u hv posted something and today u came up with a post...ha ha...Good to see u back lol..

Sharmilee! :) said...

Wow chicken in cashews thats real rich dish! Luved the bowl used!

Priya said...

Rich and delicious chicken gravy looks amazing, prefect entry for the event!

Happy cook said...

Wow that chicken looks so so creamy delicous.

Soma said...

This is such a great recipe, must have tasted divine!!

Ushanandini said...

Awesome! Gravy is so creamy and colorful! Beautiful bowl!

Purva Desai said...

this is one lazeezdar and rich chicken curry

Pooja said...

Awesome! The gravy looks rich n delicious..cute bowl too :)

Pavithra said...

Wow thats looking so lovely ..and chilli dish is looking so good. COlor of the gravy is so good.perfect for roti , naan..

Kalai said...

Gravy looks spicy and colorful.

Smitha said...

Hey I have the same bowl. Same pinch. I have taken some snaps of recipes in that bowl. Will post it soon:)
Nice yummy curry.

♥Rosie♥ said...

Hi Ashwini, wonderful chicken dish looks so creamy mmmmmmm..

Vicky Xavier. said...

Rich and delicious cashew chicken in that chilly shaped bowl. I am sure it is a dream curry of every chef.
Great recipe and thanks for sending it for the event.

Chitra said...

oh so many chicken dishes i came across today..all for vicky's event..But i cant participate and unable to try ur recipe too..iam a vegetarian:)

Shreya said...

Delicious chicken with cashew, really liked the chilli shaped bowl too:-)

Ammu said...

Looks rich & delicous. I like the bowl u served. Nice entry.

swapna said...

Lovely color. Looks sooo rich & yummy :)

Subhie Arun said...

yummy dish yar,,..and ur plate too nice.....thx for sharing

Padma said...

Ashwini... I have soemthing for you in my blog :)
http://padmasrecipes.blogspot.com/2009/05/bread-upma.html

Priti said...

Looks absolute yum and creamy...nice one

ARUNA said...

lovelydish Ashwini!!!!

Vani said...

Wow, that must've been so delicious!! Looks great, Ashwini!

Nags said...

cashew gravies are so yummy no?

Trupti said...

Kaju Chicken looks delicious Ashwini, Love the bowl

Kitchen Flavours said...

Addition of cahew paste and roasting all the ingredients might have given an unique and aromatic flavour to the recipe...Looks spicy and yummy...Nice bowl....

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Hari Chandana said...

very nice blog :)

Yasmeen said...

I'm guessing you are having lots of summer fun:) chicken looks inviting:)

Archy said...

Nice to see u back.. post new recipe !!

My Experiments with Cooking said...

I have been seeing lots of chicken curry recipes. Love your bowl and recipe. First time here. Beautiful space :)

Doloncookbook said...

First time here .. Nice blog & the recipe looks so delicious & picture is so perfect .. liked the presentation ...

Cynthia said...

The gravy must be really tasty.

Anupama said...

I know that chicken must be awesome just from the pics. I just love the eggless apple banana muffins too. Thanks for great recipes

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