Chicken malai curry

How to make Malai chicken curry?

Malai chicken curry is a creamy chicken curry recipe made with chicken, yogurt, mild spices, and heavy cream. It is a mouth-watering recipe. You can prepare this dish for some celebration or party. It is a protein-rich recipe.

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Ingredients for Malai chicken curry:

Skinless chicken – 2 pounds

Greek yogurt – 2 tbsp

Lime juice – 1 tbsp

Ginger garlic paste – 2tsp

Salt – 2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Ghee – 1 tbsp

Clove – 3-4

Whole peppercorns – 5-6

Onions chopped – 1.5 cups

Green chilies – 2-3

Heavy cream – 1-2 tbsp

Milk – ½ cup

Saffron strands – 15-20

Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

White pepper powder – ½ tsp

Kasuri methi crushed – 2 tbsp

Kashmiri red chili powder – 2 tsp

Garam masala – ½ tsp

Crispy fried onions crushed – ½ cup


Firstly, we have to marinate the chicken. For this, take a bowl, put yogurt, lime juice, ginger garlic paste, salt, and garam masala powder in a bowl, and mix well.

Then, cut chicken into 1 and ½ inch pieces, transfer them to the bowl and marinate with the mixture prepared.

After that, cover the bowl with a cling wrap and put it in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.

Now, heat oil in a pan, add cloves, and peppercorns, and sauté for 4-5 seconds.

Then, add onions and fry until it turns translucent, add chilies and sauté for 8-10 seconds.

After that, add marinated chicken with marinade and cook for 5-6 minutes, until the chicken turns slightly brown.

Then, add water and mix well on the low flame.

Cover the pan and cook for 35-40 minutes until the chicken cooks well.

Then, we will add cooking cream, milk, saffron strands, cardamom powder, white pepper powder, chili powder, garam masala, and Kasuri methi and cook for 2 minutes.

Now, put crispy fried onions and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Serve hot.

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