Creamy Chicken Flavoured With Saffron

by MollyRajan
Boneless chicken in curry sauce
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
  • Chicken breast(boiled and shredded - reserve the chicken broth) - 400 gms
  • Chicken broth - 1 1/2 cup
  • Green chilly(sliced) - 2 nos
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Red onions(chopped) - 2 nos
  • garlic(chopped) - 1 tsp
  • Ginger(chopped) - 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes(chopped) - 2 nos
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Cashew nut – 6(soaked in warm water) - 7 pieces
  • Kashmiri Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Chicken Masala powder - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Whole masalas -
  • Star anise - 1 pcs
  • Clove - 1 piece
  • Green cardamom - 1 pieces
  • Pepper corns(few) -
  • Saffron strands(soaked in warm milk) - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato puree - 1/2 cup
  • Fresh cream - 50 ml
  • Sugar or honey - 1 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Dry fenugreek leaves - 1/2 tsp
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken breast(boiled and shredded - reserve the chicken broth) - 400 gms
  • Chicken broth - 1 1/2 cup
  • Green chilly(sliced) - 2 nos
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Red onions(chopped) - 2 nos
  • garlic(chopped) - 1 tsp
  • Ginger(chopped) - 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes(chopped) - 2 nos
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Cashew nut – 6(soaked in warm water) - 7 pieces
  • Kashmiri Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Chicken Masala powder - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Whole masalas -
  • Star anise - 1 pcs
  • Clove - 1 piece
  • Green cardamom - 1 pieces
  • Pepper corns(few) -
  • Saffron strands(soaked in warm milk) - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato puree - 1/2 cup
  • Fresh cream - 50 ml
  • Sugar or honey - 1 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Dry fenugreek leaves - 1/2 tsp
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Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a sauce pan, add cardamom, clove, pepper corn, star anise and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies and chopped tomatoes.
  3. Stir for a while till the onions and tomatoes are soft and blended, about two minutes.
  4. Stir in chicken masala powder, chilly powder, tomato puree, turmeric and fry till fragrant for a few seconds.
  5. Cool the contents and grind it with cashews soaked in water to a fine paste.
  6. Empty the ground paste into a saucepan.
  7. Add shredded chicken, chicken broth, milk, salt and slowly bring it to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Add saffron soaked in milk, honey or sugar, kasoori methi and fresh cream.
  9. Stir and check for seasoning. Switch off the flame.
  10. :- Garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately. :- Serve with hot naan or parantha.
  11. Note:- Broil kasoori methi on a tawa/griddle plate till fragrant and crush it between your palms. Add it to the dish.
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