Thermomix Chicken in Cashew Gravy

This has been a well loved recipe of Jan’s for a while 🙂

Chicken in Cashew Gravy

Chicken in Cashew Gravy

100g cashews (grind in TM before you begin cooking, put aside)
2cm ginger peeled
2 cloves garlic
½ – 1 red chilli (seeds or seeded)
2 medium onions
60g butter
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 whole cardamoms
3 whole black peppercorns
800g chicken skinless thighs cut into 2.5cm cubes
150ml natural yoghurt
2 tablespoons tomato paste
100ml water
1 chicken stock cube

1. Place onion, ginger, garlic and chilli (choose your quantity, seeded or unseeded depending on degree of heat you enjoy) into the TM bowl chop 4 seconds/speed 7.
2. Add the butter and sauté for 5 minutes/Varoma/ Reverse/speed 1.
3. Add the spices to TM bowl sauté for 5 minutes/Varoma/ Reverse/speed 1.
4. Add the chicken sauté for 7 minutes/Varoma/Reverse/speed 1.
5. Add yoghurt, tomato paste, water and stock cube then cook 20 minutes/100oC/Reverse/speed soft.
6. Add ground cashews and adjust seasoning if necessary. Mix 30seconds/Reverse/Speed soft.
7. Serve with steamed rice, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and give it a squeeze of lime if you wish. Enjoy!

[Many thanks to Ebony from ThermOMG who kindly rearranged the list of ingredients to make everyone’s (especially hers!) life easier when making this fab recipe! xx]

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About Simone's Thermomix Essentials

Thermomix is a life changing kitchen appliance and I truly believe everyone should have one on their kitchen bench. This blog is the place that I store all my recipes, newsletters and Thermomix news to share with all those that have a Thermomix, want a Thermomix or just want a bit more Thermomix information. I hope you enjoy this blog which was put here just for YOU!
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5 Responses to Thermomix Chicken in Cashew Gravy

  1. Margaret says:

    I tried this tonight. A really nice dish, love the addition of the ground cashews. I will definitely make it again.

  2. Ebony says:

    Thank you for making this recipe so user friendly, its a family favourite and a go to easy chicken curry. Love your work as always xx

  3. G’day Made this today as needed to use up chicken thighs and cashews…was perfect…
    I ground my cashews on speed 6 for 3 seconds…a definite keeper indeed and love the versatility!
    Cheers! Joanne

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