Chicken and cashew nut yellow curry

Chicken and cashew nut yellow curry

Juicy chicken in a creamy cashew curry, flavoured with a variety of carefully selected spices. Looking for the perfect recipe to compliment your festive rice this Avurudu? This rich and mildly spicy dish is the perfect fit!

  • Recipe serves:4-5
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • 500g chicken
  • 1 Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 200g cashew nuts
  • 30g Astra
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chilies
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 2-3 cardamoms
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • Curry leaves
  • Rampe
  • 3 cups thick coconut milk
  • Lime juice


  • Clean and soak cashew nuts over night.
  • Cut chicken into large pieces, preferably on the bone.
  • Heat Astra in a pan. Add the onion, garlic, green chili, curry leaves, rampe, stick of cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and fry till fragrant.
  • Add the chicken and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Then, put in all the spices, Knorr Chicken Cube and cashew nuts and sauté for another minute.
  • Add the coconut milk and cook till chicken is done. Turn off the heat, add the lime juice and serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    This dish can be made with baby potatoes instead of cashew nuts. Simply boil and peel baby potatoes in advance before adding it to the chicken curry.