Chicken Reshmi Masala/Reshmi Chicken Masala Recipe


Chicken Reshmi Masala or Murg Reshmi Masala is a very delicious dish made with chicken ..the chicken is  soft and melt in mouth as it's  marinated with curds and few spices then cooked in a rich creamy gravy .Chicken Reshmi goes well with naan rice or roti .
Make this delicious reshmi chicken masala for any parties or dinner your guest will love this I'm sure .

for the marination
500 gms chicken.
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp lime juice
3 -4  green chillies chopped
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 cup curds
1 tbsp fresh cream
Chopped coriander leaves
Chopped mint leaves

Marinate the chicken for 1 hour with the above mentioned ingredients and keep aside.

for the gravy
2 onions
10-12 cashew
2-3 green chillies
1 tsp kasoori methi
1/2 tsp garam Masala  powder
2 tbsp fresh cream

  • Slice 2 onions finely
  • Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan and fry the onions til they turn soft and translucent
  • Remove it in a plate
  • Grind the fried onions and. cashews with little water to a paste .
  • Heat a pan add the same oil in which the onions were fried .
  • Add the bay leaves and paste and saute until it begins to leave oil.
  • Now add in the marinated chicken and saute well for 8-10 minutes .

  • Add chopped coriander leaves and some Mint leaves along with 2-3 slitted green chillies.
  • Cover and let it cook well .
  • Add about 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi and 1/2 tsp garam masala powder .
  • Mix well add salt if needed 
  • Heat a coal until red hot
  • Once the gravy is done switch the flame off and add 1 tbsp fresh cream and mix.
  • Keep a small foil over it and place the hot coal .

  • Add 1-2 drops of oil or ghee over the coal and immediately cover with lid.
  • Keep the lid covered  for 5 minutes .
  • Serve with rice roti or naan .

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  1. Such a rich looking gravy... yum...

  2. Salivating! The gravy is utmostly tempting. I want please.

  3. Such a rich creamy and yummy looking gravy..

  4. Such a tasty looking dish! Looks so yum!

  5. Tried it and came out awesome

  6. I love Chicken Reshmi Masala but have never made it from scratch before. Definitely a delicious recipe that I must recreate.. Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. Made this recipe today .: it was so yum .. thank you Gloria