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Chicken Malai Curry Recipe


  • 500 gms Chicken curry cut with bones
  • 2 nos. Onions medium size, fried brown

For Marination :

  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 125 gms Curd (plain yoghurt)
  • 2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 8-10 nos. Cashew Nuts (made into a paste)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3-4 nos. Green Chilies slit
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cream
  • 3 tbsp Refined Oil



  • Wash the chicken & put in all the items for the marinade. Mix well. Set aside for around an hour.
  • Fry the sliced onions until golden in colour. Remove from oil & once it’s cooled, crush it with your hand.


  • Take a kadhai & heat oil .
  • Once the oil is hot, add the marinated chicken & cook on medium heat for 6-7 mins till most of water dries up.
  • Now add the crushed fried onions, mix it well and continue to fry it on medium heat for 5-6 mins till oil separates.
  • Add 250 ml of water and continue to cook covered on low heat for 15 mins till chicken is tender.
  • Add the cream, mix & simmer for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the finely chopped coriander leaves, mix well & simmer for a minute.
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