One pot Dum chicken curry – How to make chicken curry

I made this chicken curry inspired by the Hyderabadi style of cooking. The main ingredient of this curry other than the chicken is fried onions. Blending fried onions with cashews and spices gives the curry a rich, flavorful, and creamy taste. Do try this recipe and let me know how it turns out by leaving your comments to my mail forward for your valuable comments and feedback.Let’s get into the recipe
Preparation Time: 1 hr
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves: 6 Persons


Salt to taste
Garama masala – 1/2 tsp

For Marination

Chicken – 1kg
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Curd – 100g
Kashmiri chilli powder – 1 Tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Salt – 1 Tsp
Mint leaves – a few
Coriander leaves – a few

For Grinding

Onions – 3 (big sized, sliced)
Cashew nuts – 15 nos
Mint leaves – a few
Coriander leaves – a few
Green chillies – 3
Coriander powder – 1 Tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 and 1/2 Tsp
Curd – 2 tbsp


1. Take curry cut/medium size chicken pieces. wash them well. Then marinate the chicken with turmeric powder, salt, Kashmiri chilli powder, mint leaves, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste and curd. Let them rest for about 1 hour.
2. In a pot take about 5 tbsp of oil. Add the sliced onions. Fry them to brown. Finally,  add the cashew nuts and fry them to golden. Remove the onions and cashews from the oil. Allow them to cool down.
3. To a grinding jar add mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chillies, fried onions and cashews, curd, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Grind them to a fine paste adding water little by little.
4. To the same pot, add the ground masala. Saute well in oil. Rinse off the masala in the jar with water and add it to the pan. Add the marinated chicken pieces and mix well. Cover and cook for about 7 minutes in low to medium flame. Uncover the lid. Allow it to cook till you get required consistency of curry. Add garam masala to it and cook for few more minutes.
Serve hot with Rice, pulao, Biryani, Naan or Roti…
Do Check  my other Chicken Recipes

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