Chicken Rezala( White chicken)

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Chicken rezala ,also know as white chicken is another royal famous Bengali dish with delicious aroma.
This dish is a perfect combination of cream and cashews in chicken and other spices which add tons of flavour to the dish.
Just a magical dish with its aroma, texture and taste and serves as a perfect food for the whole family.
Do watch the video to learn how to prepare chicken rezala with very easy steps.


For marination

1/4 cup onion paste
1/4 cup curd
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
salt as per taste

For cooking

1 cup Onion paste
500 gms Chicken
4 nos Bay leaves
6 nos Cloves
6 nos black pepper
1 cup Cashew nut paste
1 tsp White pepper powder
1 cup Curd
2 tsp cream
1 tsp Garam masala
1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
3 nos Green chilli finely chopped
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp Oil
2 tbsp Ghee
salt to taste

Directions || How to prepare Chicken Rezala

Marinate the chicken with onion paste,ginger garlic paste, curd and salt . Mix well and rest for 2 to 3 hours.

Heat ghee in a pan, add whole garam masala bay leaves,cloves,black pepper,onion paste, ginger garlic paste and sauté well till the raw flavours are gone.

Add chopped green chillies ,cashew nut paste curd ,pepper powder and the marinated chicken.

Mix well and cook. Add little water once it comes to boil and cover the pan with lid and allow cooking for 30 minutes on slow flame.

Add cream. Cook till chicken is tender.

For tempering

Heat oil in another pan add onion rings,red chilli, and sprinkle some salt.

Cook till onions are browned and pour this into the chicken and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Serve it with Roti/Naan or plain Rice along with Raita/Salad


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