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.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  2. Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  3. Add the chicken and curd. Marinate well. Keep it aside for 2 hours.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  4. Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  5. Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  6. Heat oil and ghee in a pan add bay leaf, red chilli, cloves, cardamom, and stir for few seconds.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  7. Add onion paste and stir till the raw smell going out.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  8. Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  9. Add green chilli, nutmeg powder and stir continuously for one minute.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  10. Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  11. Add the cashew nut paste and poppy seeds paste. Stir for few minutes.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  12. Add marinated chicken.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  13. Mix well with the other ingredients. Add enough water for cook the chicken.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  14. Stir and cover with a lid and allow to cook the chicken in a low flame.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
  15. Add the cream and sugar. Stir and check for salt and sweetness and adjust your taste.
  16. Switch off the flame and remove the curry in a bowl and serve.
    Chicken Rezala - Traditional Bengali Curry – pachakam.com
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