Tuesday, October 29, 2013


Badami chicken are super delicious curry, absolute rich delight for chicken lovers and quick dish to prepare. The mint leaves and the rich badam paste enhances the flavour and aroma of this tasty curry. This serves as a tasty and filling side dish chappathi, naan, pulao or with a simple plain rice. Try out this recipe today :)


1/2 kg Chicken ( with bones)

2 tbsp Curd.

2 tsp Chilly pd.

1 tsp Turmeric pd.

Drop of vinegar.

Salt to taste.


15 Peeled Badams. (soak it in hot water for 15 min and peel)

1/4 Cup Milk or Fresh cream.

1 Big Onion.

1 Tomato.

2 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste or Freshly chopped.

Few Curry leaves.

2 Green chilly

1 Tbsp Red chilly pd.

2 tsp Cumin pd.

1 tbsp Garam masala.

Handful of Mint and coriander leaves. ( each half )

Salt and Pepper to taste.

2 tbsp Oil.


Clean the chicken and marinate with the ingredients given above for about 1 hour. Make a paste of badam with milk and keep it aside. Heat oil in a pan.  Fry Onions,curry leaves with ginger garlic paste until the raw smell gets off and onion turns into light brown. Add tomato, green chilly and saute well. When tomatoes are well mashed up, add red chilly, turmeric pd, cumin pd, garam masala , mint and coriander leaves with salt and pepper. Once all the ingredients are well mixed up with spices, add the marinated chicken. Close the lid and reduce the flames and allow the chicken to cook from its own juice. If u need gravy then add 1 cup of water and cook till the pieces is tender. Finally add the badam paste and boil for 2 min. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.