How to make Creamy Walnut Chicken -

A juicy and flavourful chicken recipe in walnut gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Cream (क्रीम ), Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Creamy Walnut Chicken

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Creamy Walnut Chicken Recipe

  • Cream 1 1/2 cups

  • Boneless chicken breast 2

  • Walnuts 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoons

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic 5-6 cloves

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Green cardamom 6-7

  • Chicken stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Mint leaves 10-12

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Place chicken breasts on a plate, sprinkle salt, crushed peppercorns and 1 tsp lemon juice and spread it on both the sides.

Step 2

Sprinkle refined flour and apply it all over. Place these in the pan and cook, turning sides, till both sides are a light golden.

Step 3

Chop garlic and onion finely. Remove the chicken breasts onto a plate and add green cardamoms to the pan and sauté till light brown.

Step 4

Add garlic and sauté till light brown. Add onion and sauté till soft. Add chicken stock and mix well.

Step 5

Cut the chicken breasts into big pieces. Chop the walnuts and add to the pan. Add chicken and mix well. Cook on medium heat. Chop mint leaves finely.

Step 6

Add remaining lemon juice, a little salt, chilli flakes and cream to the pan and mix well. Add mint leaves and mix well. Serve hot.

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