Festival chicken

This is a very rich dish with nuts, raisins, and pineapple. It can be prepared very fast and tastes delicious also.


1) Chicken -1 kg (cut chicken into 6 pieces)

2)  To marinate

Lime juice – juice of 1 lime
Chilli powder – 11/2 tsp
Pepper powder -1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

3)  Shallots – 1/4 kg

     Ginger paste – 1 tsp
     Garlic paste – 1 tsp
      Tomato chopped- 3 nos
      Curd -1/2 cup
       Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
       Coriander leaves
        Mint leaves
       Coconut – 1/2 cup
       Poppy seeds – 1 tbsp
       Chopped pineapple – 1/4 of a pineapple
        Onion – 1 no
       Cashew nuts – 1/4 cup
        Raisins – 2 tbsp


Marinate chicken using the above ingredients (To marinate) for half an hour. Fry the chicken in medium heat and keep aside

Heat oil in a kadhai, saute shallots, ginger, and garlic paste. When it turns brown, add tomatoes. When tomatoes are all mashed up, add fried chicken and curd to it, followed by coriander leaves, mint leaves, turmeric powder, and salt. Close the lid and let it cook for 5 minutes.

Dry roast coconut and poppy seeds and grind them lightly in the mixie. Add this powder to the above curry. Now add chopped pineapple, fried onions, fried cashewnuts, and raisins. Decorate with coriander and mint leaves.

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  1. Wow sounds so delicious and flavors added here are awesome!! 🙂

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