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Badami chicken

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Ingredients

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1 kg Chicken Breast
20-25 Almonds
1 cup Curd
1 inch Cinnamon
2-3 Cloves
2 Green cardamom
1 Bayleaf
3-4 Black peppercorns
2, thinly sliced Onions
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp Red Chili powder
As per taste Salt
2 tbsp Kasuri Methi
3 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Garam masala powder

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Badami chicken

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This badami chicken is an exquisite combination of almonds and curd with succulent chicken pieces that will leave you immersed in the aroma of this divine curry.

  • 40 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Medium

Ingredients

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Badami chicken is a simple chicken curry enriched with the goodness of almonds, as the name suggests. This recipe does not require a whole lot of ingredients, but it has a unique aroma with a very distinct flavor. It gets its sweetness from the almonds and tanginess from the curd. It is a dish that will give you the delectable taste with the goodness of protein and the essential fats. Enjoy this creamy chicken with roti or butter garlic naan.

Steps

1
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Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot, add the thinly sliced onions and cook on medium to high heat till they turn brown. Take them off the flame when done.

2
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In a blender, add the onions, curd and almonds and blend to a smooth paste.

3
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Take out the paste in a bowl and add the ginger garlic paste and all the ground spices except garam masala. Mix well.

4
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Now add the chicken to this paste and let it sit in this marinade for 30 mins.

5
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In the same wok, add a tbsp of oil. When it turns hot, add the chicken with the marinade and cook it on medium to high flame for 2-3 mins. Now turn the flame to medium, cover and cook for 20 mins, stirring in between. It will be a little runny at this stage. Remove the lid at this point and cook until the gravy has thickened, this will take about 8-10 mins. Once the gravy thickens, add the garam masala powder and Kasuri methi. Mix well, cover and cook it on low flame for 2 mins.
Serve this hot and delicious badami chicken curry with roti and naan.

Nimz_theculinarian

I am a Physical therapist by profession and when I am not treating patients, you will either find me creating something magical in my kitchen or lost deep in a good book. Cooking is therapeutic to me and I firmly believe in Bill Holland's words, "People who give you their food give you their heart". This is the essence of food for me. I love to travel and learn about the history and culture of various beautiful places out there. I am a music lover, a true Cancerian by heart and I love to try new recipes adding my own special touch to them. I have recently developed an interest in food photography and I find it as fascinating as preparing different cuisines.

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