Chicken Rezala

by AnithaSubramanian
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.
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
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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 -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
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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Instructions
  1. 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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  4. Heat oil and ghee in a pan add bay leaf, red chilli, cloves, cardamom, cloves, and stir for few seconds.
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  5. Add onion paste and stir till the raw smell going out.
    Chicken Rezala – pachakam.com
  6. Add green chilli, nutmeg powder and stir continuously for one minute. Add the cashew nut paste and poppy seeds paste. Stir for few minutes.
    Chicken Rezala – pachakam.com
  7. 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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  10. 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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