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Indian Chicken Rezala Recipe

Indian Chicken Rezala Recipe

Make Chicken Rezala:

Chicken Rezala: is aromatic and rich white based gravy. And is served in restaurants all over the world. This dish is authentic and popular dish which is originated in Bengal.


Chicken Rezala Recipe: 

Preparation time is just 30 minutes

Cooking time is 20 minutes

Serves 4 plate


How to Make Chicken Rezala:


  • Cut one chicken in 8 pieces
  • 200 gram of curd, or yogurt
  • 100 gram of fresh cream
  • 1 tbsp off poppy seeds, or Khuskhus for making paste
  • 1 tbsp of cashew nuts for making paste
  • 1 tbsp crushed white peppercorn
  • One tsp of sugar
  • Two tbsp ghee
  • one tbsp paste of ginger
  • one big grated onion
  • Eight dried of red chilli
  • 3 Cloves
  • 3 green cardamom
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp essence for kewra mix with rose water
  • salt for taste
  • two cups hot water



  • By mixing yogurt, cream, poppy seeds and Cashew to prepare a Marinade.
  • Put ginger paste, salt, and sugar, half of Keora essence and crushed white peppercorn.
  • To the marinade deep the chicken pieces and then rub well.
  • For at least 1 hour keep aside in room temperature.
  • If you keep on fridge you need to double the time.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom pan.
  • Add the red chilies, green cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Grated onion need to be added, and then you need to fry till it gets golden color.
  • While shaking off the marinade add the chicken pieces.
  • Stir and fry chicken pieces for five minutes.
  • Put the marinade reserve in it.
  • Put two cups of boiling water.
  • Now you need to cover and start cooking on low heat for 15 min.
  • Check consistency by removing the cover.
  • Need to be medium thin with fat drops from ghee by separating at side.
  • Add salt, sugar, and pepper for taste.
  • Rest of the Kewra essence add now.
  • Now transfer to individual serving bowl, and you need to place one dried Red Chili.
  • You need to serve hot with some Roti.


Note: Do not need to use the Red Chili Powder, and Garlic, Turmeric, or other spices.


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