How to make Chicken Nutty Roll -

Mixed nuts rolled in boneless chicken breasts, baked and served with a rich gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken


Chicken Nutty Roll

Chicken Nutty Roll Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Nutty Roll Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Almonds chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Pistachios chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 2 teaspoons + ¼ cup

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Oil 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon + for greasing

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a baking tray with some oil.

Step 2

Butterfly chicken breasts and flatten with a rolling pin. Place them on a plate, sprinkle salt, garam masala powder and 2 teaspoons chopped garlic on top. Drizzle 1 teaspoon oil on top and rub the ingredients on both sides. Set aside to marinate for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Place the marinated chicken breasts on the worktop. Top each with 1 tablespoon almonds, 1 tablespoon cashewnuts and 1 tablespoon pistachios. Roll tightly.

Step 4

Place prepared chicken rolls on greased tray, put tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-18 minutes.

Step 5

Mix together remaining nuts and place in a grinder jar. Add 2 teaspoons cream and grind into a coarse paste.

Step 6

To make gravy, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add curry leaves and sauté for ½ minute. Add green chillies and 1 tablespoon chopped garlic and sauté for a minute.

Step 7

Add onions, mix and sauté till onions turn light golden. Switch off heat and transfer sautéed onion mixture in the grinder jar. Add some water and grind into a smooth paste.

Step 8

Heat a non-stick pan. Add sautéed onion mixture paste, some water, stir well and cook on high heat for 5 minutes.

Step 9

Add ground nut paste, little water and stir to mix. Add salt and mix well.

Step 10

Lower heat, add ¼ cup cream, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 11

Cut rolls into roundels, place on a serving plate, pour gravy on top and serve hot.

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