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Delicious Chicken Malai Gravy Recipe

Delicious Chicken Malai Gravy Recipe

Delicious Chicken Malai Gravy Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 8
Calories 500 kcal


  • 2 kg Chicken
  • 4 tbsp Curd
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 8 Clove
  • 12 Black peppercorn
  • 2 Onion Chopped
  • 4 Green chilli
  • 200 ml Fresh cream
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 Saffron
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 4 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 4 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 cup Fried Onion
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala


  • Mix hung curd, lemon juice, ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and garam masala powder in a bowl.
  • Add chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Cover the bowl with a cling film and refrigerate for up to 3-4 hours.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan.
  • When the oil is hot, add cloves and black peppercorns.
  • Add onion and fry till translucent.
  • Add green chilli and fry for a few seconds.
  • Now add the marinated chicken along with the marinade and cook on high heat for 5-6 minutes till the chicken is slightly browned and the raw smell is gone.
  • Add 1 cup water and cover and cook until chicken is done.
  • Add cream, milk, saffron strands, cardamom powder, white pepper powder and fenugreek leaves and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Now add red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Add crushed fried onions and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add warm water if you want a thinner gravy and bring it to a boil.
  • Garnish with almond flakes and serve hot with Laacha paratha or Naan.

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