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Creamy Chicken Curry – Delicious chicken with yoghurt and coconut milk

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Even a beginner can try this silky chicken curry without messing it up. I must confess that the smooth and rich texture in the gravy is all due to a couple of tablespoons of yoghurts and coconut milk added in the cooking process. Give a try and you will come to love it!

You will need the following ingredients to make this dish:

Chicken thighs or legs cut into medium size pieces300 g
Tomato puree3 tbsp
Onion (medium)2
Ginger garlic paste2 tbsp
Green chilli2 slit
Garam masala1/4 tsp
Turmeric ,Cumin powder, Chilli powder and salt1/4 tsp each
 Plain yoghurt2 tbsp
 Maggie coconut milk powder2 tbsp
Lemon juice of 1/2 a lemon

How to make :

Shallow fry

  • Grate onions
  • Heat 2 – 3 tbsp of oil in a wide pan and fry the grated onions until golden brown
  • Add ginger-garlic paste. (grate both for more flavour and aroma)
  • Add slit green chillies and salt.
  • Add chicken pieces and stir fry gathering everything together.

Toss and turn

  • Now, squeeze half the lemon on chicken and stir fry until they are tender
  • Add chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and cumin powder

Whip tomatoes and yoghurt

  • Whiz tomato puree and yoghurt with a fork until all combined properly
  • Add the mixture to the chicken and fry together
  • Add Maggie coconut milk powder into 1/4 cup of water and mix well and add to the pot

Cover and cook

  • Cover and cook for 5 mins and check if the chicken pieces are tender enough. ┬áIf not, cook a bit more longer
  • Toss chopped coriander leaves on top and serve piping hot

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Creamy Chicken – A creamy, silky chicken for a special occassion

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This is a recipe of creamy chicken with a silky texture to give a glorious touch to any occasion – especially to make your guests feel extra special!

This is an Indian-style dish, which is mild in spices but topped with flavours and aroma.  To make this, the cooking technique matters more than anything else and if you get it right, then you are in for a real treat.

It goes with rice, any form of bread or noodles; kids will love the silkiness of this dish that will linger in their palates for hours – with an insatiable urge to ask for more.

Get the ingredients ready :




Chicken cut into medium size pieces 300 g
Onions 1
Ginger and garlic freshly grated 1 tbsp
Tomatoes – ripped and juicy 1
Chili powder, Coriander powder, Cumin powder, Garam masala 1 tsp each
Salt 1/4 tsp or to taste
Turmeric and Orange biryani colour(powder) 2 pinches each
Green chili – Slit 2
Single cream 1/2 cup
Whole spices: Black cardamom, cloves, Cinnamon, Pepper corns, Star anise 3 each
Kasthuri Methi (dry) – available in Indian grocessary shops 1 tbsp



Let’s make it:

  • Heat up 2tbsp of olive oil in a wide pan/wok.
  • Add all whole spices; black cardamom, cloves cinnamon, pepper corns, star anise.  Fry.
  • Add chopped onions and nicely brown them.
  • Add grated ginger and garlic and  green chili . Fry.
  • Add Chili powder, Coriander powder, Cumin powder,  turmeric and salt.  Fry.
  • Add the chicken pieces and give a good stir under high flame bringing all together.
  • Close the lid. Cook for 5 mins.
  • Open the lid and add chopped tomatoes.  Stir fry for 2 mins.
  • Pour a glass of warm water.
  • Cover and cook until the chicken is fully cooked for 5-8 mins.
  • Mix single cream with the Orange Biriyani colour and pour over the chicken.
  • Rub Kasthuri Methi in your palms and drop on to the pot

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  • Cook under slow flame until bubbles start bobbing up on the cream.



  • Give a stir, close the flame immediately and sprinkle garam masala on top and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Your gorgeous, silky chicken is ready to serve!!!

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