Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala is an authentic Bengali recipe. It is a chicken curry in a white gravy. This dish was invented by Royal Chef's of Bengal.

Chicken Rezala

Chicken Rezala is an authentic Bengali recipe. It is a chicken curry in a white gravy. This dish was invented by Royal Chef's of Bengal.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chicken

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By Anitha Subramanian

Published On: 06 Nov 2014

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45 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Chicken: 2 pounds
    Cashew nuts paste: 2 tbsp
    Poppy seeds paste: 2 tbsp
    Ghee: 3 tbsp
    Onion paste: 1 cup
    Garlic grated: 1 tbsp
    Ginger grated: 1 tbsp
    Red chilli: 2-3
    Veg oil: 2 tbsp
    Bay leaf: 1
    Cardamom: 4
    Cinnamon: 1
    Cloves: 3
    Peppercorn: 1 ½ tsp
    Nutmeg powder: pinch
    Curd: 5 tbs
    Sugar/ optional 1 tsp
    Green chilli chopped: 2-3
    Cream: ¼ cup
    Salt t

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Step 1 Chicken Rezala Recipe

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In a bowl add pepper powder, garlic, ginger, veg oil, salt and mix together. Add the chicken and curd. Marinate well. Keep it aside for 2 hours.

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Heat oil and ghee in a pan add bay leaf, red chilli, cloves, cardamom, cloves, and stir for few seconds.

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Add onion paste and stir till the raw smell going out.

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Add green chilli, nutmeg powder and stir continuously for one minute. Add the cashew nut paste and poppy seeds paste. Stir for few minutes.

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Add marinated chicken. Mix well with the other ingredients. Add enough water for cook the chicken. Stir and cover with a lid and allow to cook the chicken in a low flame.

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Add the cream and sugar. stir check for salt and sweetness and adjust your taste. Switch off the flame and remove the curry in a bowl and serve.

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