Chicken in Creamy Yoghurt Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Chicken, spice and all things nice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter and sauté chicken pieces for 5 minutes.
  2. Add shallots and green pepper, stirfry for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Remove sauteed items.
  4. Add the oil to the remaining butter.
  5. Add the whole spices: bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamom and cloves.
  6. Add onion, garlic and ginger, and fry until lightly browned.
  7. Add ground cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, tomato puree and salt.
  8. Cook gently until the oil separates.
  9. Reduce heat and slowly add in the yoghurt while stirring.
  10. Add chicken, shallots, green pepper and cashew-cream paste.
  11. Spinkle garam masala, simmer for 5 minutes.
  12. Garnish and serve with naan or rice.
Most Helpful

I love everything about this chicken in yogurt sauce. It's so creamy and flavorful. It made a beautiful dinner for us tonight. I halved the recipe, and subbed evaporated milk for the cream, but didn't make any other changes. It's wonderful. Thank you very much for posting it.

mianbao October 23, 2005