Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Cashew Pepper Chicken Curry


You’ve heard me mention and share some excellent recipes from my beloved sister Suja. Now it is my pleasure to share her recipe and pictures straight from her Kitchen. The speciality about this recipe is that all the ingredients are available in any Indian pantry. It is a simple recipe you can make it in 30 minutes. It tastes best with chapathi, rice and parota. Try this recipe and share your comments for Suja.

  • Chicken : 500gms
  • Onion : 1 (medium)
  • Tomato : 1(medium)
  • Ginger and garlic paste : 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 2 tsp
  • Peppercorns: 10
  • Green chilies : 2
  • Red chili powder : 1 tsp
  • Cashew : 5-8
  • Badam : 3 (optional)
  • Curry Leaves : 4-5


Method Of Preparation :

  1. Heat oil in a pan add onions and fry them till it becomes translucent.
  2. Now soak the cashews and badam for 10 minutes, grind them with green chilies and peppercorn. Keep the paste aside.
  3. Add ginger&garlic paste to the onion. Fry them till the raw smell goes off.
  4. Now add the chicken and mix it all together.  Add the turmeric powder to it. Cook in medium heat for two minutes.
  5. After that add the ground paste, tomatoes, red chili powder, salt  and curry leaves. Cook them till the chicken becomes tender and fully cooked with covered lid.
  6. After 15 minutes open up the lid and add half a glass of water and boil it again for 5 -10 minutes in medium heat (the consistency of the gravy could be upto your tatse).
  7. Garnish  it with roasted cashews and coriander leaves.
  8. Cashew pepper Chicken


  1. Suja Akka Kalakkittinga! I could guess, that it should have been Spicy, Creamy and Tasty!

  2. This looks like a wonderful recipe. And your blog is great!

  3. It looks awesome! Love the colour of the curry.

  4. Yum, looks so good with those cashews floating there… Really great recipe 🙂

  5. Excelento !!!!!!!!!!

  6. feel like tryin ths ,..

  7. looks like a great dish,would definately try it out,since I like spicy food.

  8. Love your blog and so pleased you’re updating again. Looking forward to checking out your new recipes

  9. have to try it, looks yummy! /What’s your website?blog?

  10. Yumm I Wanna Hav It…..:D

  11. I cooked it today.and it looks good as tastes excellent.

  12. Hello, I log on to your blogs on a regular basis. Your writing style is witty, keep up the good work!