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Cashew Nut Masala Chicken Recipe
by Navaneetham Krishnan

Cashew Nut Masala Chicken

Role play of spices for spiciness, cashew nuts for crunchiness and
generous doze of curry leaves for aroma.

Rating: 4/5
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Prep time: Malaysia Malaysian
Cook time: Servings: 3 person

Goes Well With: its a side dish for rice


  • 10 chicken pieces (abt 280g)
  • 30g/one handful cashew nuts
  • 1/2 tbsp grounded/blended ginger
  • 1 tsp grounded/blended garlic
  • 1 (90g) tomato (sliced thinly)
  • 1 onion - 90g (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dried/plain chilly powder (or as your prefer)
  • 1/2 cup fresh milk
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 5 to 6 sprig curry leaves
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Marinate chicken with all the ingredients except coconut milk, lime juice and oil.
  2. Heat oil and when heated, add marinated chicken.
  3. Stir and cook for about 3-4 mins.
  4. Pour milk and continue to cook until gravy thickens.
  5. Pour lime juice and continue to stir until gravy dries up totally.
  6. Remove from heat.