Chicken Rezala – Traditional Bengali Curry

by Vineetha Biju
Authentic Bengali Chicken Curry
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken : 2 pounds -
  • Cashew nuts paste : 2 tsp -
  • Poppy seeds paste : 2 tsp -
  • Ghee : 3 tsp -
  • Onion paste : 1 cup -
  • Garlic grated : 1 tsp -
  • Ginger grated : 1 tsp -
  • Red chilli : 2 - 3 nos
  • Veg oil : 2 tsp -
  • Bay leaf : 1 nos -
  • Cardamom : 4 nos -
  • Cinnamon : 1 no -
  • Cloves : 3 nos -
  • Peppercorn : 1 ½ tsp -
  • Nutmeg powder : pinch -
  • Curd : 5 tsp -
  • Sugar/ optional : 1 tsp -
  • Green chilli chopped : 2 - 3 nos
  • Cream : ¼ cup -
  • Salt to taste -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken : 2 pounds -
  • Cashew nuts paste : 2 tsp -
  • Poppy seeds paste : 2 tsp -
  • Ghee : 3 tsp -
  • Onion paste : 1 cup -
  • Garlic grated : 1 tsp -
  • Ginger grated : 1 tsp -
  • Red chilli : 2 - 3 nos
  • Veg oil : 2 tsp -
  • Bay leaf : 1 nos -
  • Cardamom : 4 nos -
  • Cinnamon : 1 no -
  • Cloves : 3 nos -
  • Peppercorn : 1 ½ tsp -
  • Nutmeg powder : pinch -
  • Curd : 5 tsp -
  • Sugar/ optional : 1 tsp -
  • Green chilli chopped : 2 - 3 nos
  • Cream : ¼ cup -
  • Salt to taste -
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Instructions
  1. In a bowl add pepper powder, garlic, ginger, veg oil, salt and mix together.
  2. Add the chicken and curd. Marinate well. Keep it aside for 2 hours.
  3. Heat oil and ghee in a pan add bay leaf, red chilli, cloves, cardamom, and stir for few seconds.
  4. Add onion paste and stir till the raw smell going out.
  5. Add green chilli, nutmeg powder and stir continuously for one minute.
  6. Add the cashew nut paste and poppy seeds paste. Stir for few minutes.
  7. Add marinated chicken.
  8. Mix well with the other ingredients. Add enough water for cook the chicken.
  9. Stir and cover with a lid and allow to cook the chicken in a low flame.
  10. Add the cream and sugar. Stir and check for salt and sweetness and adjust your taste.
  11. Switch off the flame and remove the curry in a bowl and serve.
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