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Cream Chicken Recipe

Cream Chicken
How to make Cream Chicken

Creamy chicken rolled in with contrasting flavours for a rich, delicious recipe.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 25 mins
  • Prep Time 25 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Cream Chicken

  • 1 Kg Chicken
  • 1 Litre Water
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 2 Large Cardamoms
  • Few Black peppercorns
  • Few Green cardamoms
  • To taste Salt
  • To grind:
  • 1/3 tsp Black peppercorns
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms
  • Few Cloves
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • For the base:
  • 3 Tbsp Refined oil
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/3 tsp Jeera powder
  • To taste Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Kasuri methi
  • Few Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Cashew nut paste
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 200 Ml Cream
  • 1 tsp Black peppercorns
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms

How to Make Cream Chicken

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1.
Par-boil the chicken with all the spices in a litre of water.
2.
Dry roast the black peppercorns, green cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon.
3.
Put these spices in a mortar and pestle and grind into a powder.

For the base:

1.
In a pan heat up the refined oil, add ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, jeera powder and salt to taste.
2.
Saute this lightly.
3.
Add the kasuri methi to this with some water and cook till nice and soft.
4.
Add a few leaves of chopped coriander.
5.
Now add the cashew nut paste and mix it in together with all the other ingredients.
6.
Strain out the stock from the chicken and add it to the base ingredients
7.
Keep the chicken aside to use later.
8.
Add garam masala and 2 tablespoons of cream to the mix.
9.
Finally add the par-boiled chicken and mix well.
10.
Let it simmer for 20 minutes or till the chicken is tender.
11.
Mix in leftover cream.
12.
Simmer till nice and thick.
13.
Grind black pepper and green cardamom to a powder and add on top of the cream chicken.

Key Ingredients: Chicken, Water, Cinnamon, Cloves, Cardamoms, Black peppercorns, Green cardamoms, Salt, Black peppercorns, Green cardamoms, Cloves, Cinnamon, Refined oil, Ginger garlic paste, Coriander powder, Jeera powder, Salt, Kasuri methi, Fresh coriander leaves, Cashew nut paste, Garam masala, Cream, Black peppercorns, Green cardamoms

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