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How to make a delicious Mughlai chicken curry

Mughlai Chicken curry is a royal preparation with a creamy rich sauce!

How to make a delicious keto chicken curry- keto mughlai chicken

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 20 minutesCook time: 40 minutesServings:6 servings


Mughlai Chicken delicious curry with a rich, flavorful and creamy gravy, made of nuts, coconut flakes and heavy cream!



  1. Soak the cashew nuts and almonds in hot water for 10-15 min
  2. Discard the water, peel the almond skins off and set the nuts aside
  3. Stir fry the thinly sliced onions in 3 tbsp. of oil until they turn a deep golden brown in color. This should take approximately 5-6 min on medium heat
  4. Transfer the onions to a grinder jar along with the soaked nuts and dry shredded coconut
  5. Grind everything to a smooth paste and set it aside
  6. Set a pan on medium heat and add 2 tbsp. of oil
  7. Add cumin seeds, black cardamom, green cardamom, black peppercorns, cinnamon sticks and a bay leaf
  8. Stir fry for 30 sec until the spices turn aromatic
  9. Add the nut/onion paste and stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until it turns oily and glides easily on the pan
  10. Add the chicken pieces
  11. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste
  12. Stir fry the chicken for approximately 5 min
  13. Add green chillies to taste
  14. Add 1.5 cups of water and place the lid on until the chicken is tender. This could take 8-10 minutes
  15. Let the gravy simmer and reduce till the reaches a slighly creamy consistency
  16. Add heavy cream and garam masala powder
  17. Let the gravy simmer for a minute till the cream slightly melts
  18. Garnish with coriander leaves!