Murgi Ma Kaju (Chicken with Cashew) Parsi Style
October 25, 2017
Murgi Ma Kaju / Kaju Ni Marghi is a very delicious and tasty chicken dish cooked in Parsi Style. In this dish cashew nuts are used to get that taste. Very nice dish to serve to guest and any occasion in your house. We really enjoyed this dish from our childhood, it is really worth trying. Check our other chicken recipes
- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 40 mins
- Yields: 8 Servings
Ingredients for Murgi Ma Kaju (Chicken with Cashew) Parsi Style
10 g ginger
1 1/2 kg chicken pieces
10 dry red kashmiri chillies (soaked in 1/2 cup hot water for 15 mins)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 cup cashew nuts broken into pieces
1 1/2 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil
250 g sliced onions
4 tsp salt
3 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp sugar
Directions for Murgi Ma Kaju (Chicken with Cashew) Parsi Style
1Grind together ginger and garlic into a paste and rub on chicken. Allow to marinate for about 1 hour.
2Grind together chillies and cumin seeds into a paste, adding a little water in which chillies were soaked, from time to time
3Seperately grind cashew nuts into a paste, adding a little water (1/2 cup) from time to time
4Heat oil in cooker for about 3 minutes. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
5Add chilli paste. Stir and fry for about 3 mins.
6Add Chicken. Fry for about 10 mins.
7Add salt and remaining water (1 cup). Mix well.
8Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 5 mins
9Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally
10Open cooker. Place cooker with chicken on high heat. Stir in cashewnut paste, tomato ketchup and sugar
11Cook till gravy thickens (approx 2 mins). stirring constantly. Serve hot.