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Malai chicken


  • Author: Chefjar


  • Chicken- 1 kg
  • Yogurt- 1 cup
  • Walnuts- 4 tbsp
  • Condensed milk- 1/4 cup
  • Garlic paste-1 tbsp
  • Onions - 2-3 medium
  • Garam Masala-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 3 tbsp
  • Red chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Coconut milk powder- 2 tbsp
  • Butter- 3-4 tbsp
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Salt -To Taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves( finely chopped)- 2 tbsp


  1. Walnut milk
  2. In a food processor beat walnuts with condensed milk.
  3. Put yogurt, garlic paste, garam masala,turmeric powder, lemon juice, red chili powder and salt to a large bowl. Add also walnut-milk. Combine well.
  4. Add chicken to this marinade, coat well and allow to marinate for at least 10-15 minutes.
  5. In the meanwhile chop onions well in a food processor with chopper attachment.
  6. In a medium saucepan put butter and pour vegetable oil. Heat it. Now it is time to add the chopped onions. Fry until they become golden brown color.
  7. Transfer the marinated chicken, coconut powder to the saucepan with onions, cover and cook on medium heat 20-25 minutes,or until chicken is done.
  8. Now let's smoke this fantastic malai chicken curry.
  9. Burn some coal on the stove. Take a piece of foil and place inside the saucepan with chicken.
  10. Transfer the burned coal onto the foil.
  11. Pour a few drops of butter over the coal and cover immediately. After 10-15 minutes remove the coal.
  12. Garnish with with fresh cilantro leaves.
  13. Serve with Indian naan, roti or plain rice.
  • Category: Chicken/Meat
  • Cuisine: Indian