Jun 27, 2015

Cardamom Scented Chicken Curry Recipe

Love cardamom flavour in my chicken dishes..It smells almost sweet and fragrant goes well with meat very well, specially chicken. This is a simple chicken curry which has a complete cardamom aroma to it..So good with naan or roti..So give this a go and let me know how it turns out for you.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 4


Butter - 3 tblspn

Cardamom - 5 to 6 pods crushed
Tomatoes - 3 chopped finely
Tomato Puree - 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Green Chillies - 5 chopped finely
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Chicken - 500 grams
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped


Heat butter in a pan, add in cardamom and fry them for few mins.

Now add in tomatoes, green chillies and mix well. Add in ginger garlic paste and pureed tomatoes. Add in salt, sugar. spice powder and cook everything till oil separates.

Now add in chicken and mix well. Toss the chicken in the masala till it is well coated.

Pour in little water and cook covered on a low heat till the chicken is completely cooked through for about 30 mins.

Mix cornflour with little water. Add this to the curry and Mix well.

Add coriander leaves and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Heat butter in a pan

add in cardamom seeds

saute for a min so the aroma releases in the butter

add in tomatoes and chillies

give a quick toss

add in ginger garlic paste

tomato puree

mix well

bring it to a boil

add in little salt

and some sugar

add in spice powders

mix well

cook everything till butter separates around the sides

add in chicken

toss well

stir fry this in the masala

add in little water

mix well

cover and simmer

cook till chicken is completely done

now it is cooked

take little cornflour

dissolve it with some water 

pour this into the curry

mix well..add in coriander leaves, i didn't have 
any so i didn't add



  1. Instead of tomato puree can we. add blended tomatoes??


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