Reshmi Chicken

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A Creamy and savory chicken recipe which presents a unique taste due to the subtle spices and creams. Prepare this delicious dish for any occasion and impress them all.

Recipe Facts

Servings

4

Prep time

10

Cook time

35

Calories

387

What makes the Reshmi chicken so creamy ?

Ingredients like curd, cooking cream and cashew paste make the curry creamy as it is.

How is Reshmi chicken different from butter chicken ?

They both have creamy texture, however butter chicken has a little bit of sweet added to it unlike Reshmi chicken. Reshmi chicken masala marination is also a little different, few more spices are added to it while marinating. 

Also, tomato paste is used in butter chicken while not in Reshmi chicken.

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Reshmi Chicken

Recipe by Amu MCourse: Main CourseCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

35

minutes
Calories

387

kcal
Total time

45

minutes

Ingredients

  • Marinating The Chicken
  • 500 gm Chicken

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder

  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste

  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice

  • 1/3 cup Curd

  • 3 tbsp Cream

  • Preparing Cashew Paste
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil

  • 12 pc Cashew

  • 4 pc Garlic Cloves

  • 1 pc Onion

  • 3 tbsp Water

  • Preparing Reshmi Masala
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil

  • 4 pc Clove

  • 3 pc Green Cardamom

  • 1 pc Bay Leaf

  • 5 pc Black Peppercorn

  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

  • 1 pc Cinnamon Stick

  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder

  • 1 tbsp Dry fenugreek leaves

  • 3 pc Green Chili Slits

  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves

Directions

  • Marinating The Chicken
  • Into a large bowl, add chicken 500 gms, salt 1 tsp, turmeric powder 1/4 tsp, red chili powder 1/2 tsp, coriander powder 1 tsp, cumin powder 1/2 tsp, ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp, lemon juice 1 tbsp, curd 1/3 cup, cooking cream 3 tbsp – mix everything well and let it marinate for about 1 hour.
  • Preparing Cashew Paste
  • Into a heating frying pan, add cooking oil 2 tbsp, cashew 12 pcs, garlic 4 cloves, sliced onion 1 pc – let everything fry until light brown on high heat.
  • Take out fried cashew and onions onto a plate and let it cool down a bit in room temperature.
  • Put everything into a grinder, add water 3 tbsp and grind it to make a smooth paste.
  • Preparing Reshmi Chicken Masala
  • Into a heating pot, add cooking oil 3 tbsp, cloves 4 pcs, green cardamom 3 pcs, bay leaf 1 pc, black peppercorns 5 pcs, cumin seeds 1 tsp, cinnamon stick 1 pc – crackle them for few seconds.
  • Add already prepared cashew onion paste into it – let it fry until light golden on medium to high heat.
  • Add marinated chicken into it and let it roast for about 5 minutes on high heat.
  • Cover and let it cook for about 10-12 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add garam masala powder 1/2 tsp, dry fenugreek leaves 1 tbsp, green chili slits 3 pcs, coriander leaves 2 tbsp and stir it for few seconds.
  • The Reshmi Chicken Masala is ready to serve.

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Notes

  • Grind the cashew onion into a fine-smooth paste.
  • You can skip the cooking cream if you fall short of it.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


Calories387

  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 24.8g 39%
    • Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
  • Cholesterol 90mg 30%
  • Sodium 759mg 32%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 589mg 17%
  • Total Carbohydrate 9.2g 4%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
    • Sugars 2.3g
  • Protein 31.1g 63%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 15%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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