Malai Chicken Recipe by Shireen Anwar

Malai Chicken recipe by Shireen Anwar
5 from 1 vote
Malai Chicken recipe by Shireen Anwar
Malai Chicken Recipe by Shireen Anwar
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
32 mins
Total Time
1 hr 2 mins

If your a fan of malai chicken boti then you are going to love this recipe. It tastes somewhat like malai chicken boti, only its a creamier and more flavorful chicken curry. Must try out this Malai Chicken recipe by Shireen Anwar and don't forget to leave a comment below.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: Chicken, creamy, curry
Servings: 4
Chef: Shireen Anwar
  • 500 gm boneless chicken cut into cubes
  • 1 cup cream malai
  • 1/2 cup oil or ghee
  • 3 tbsp grinded brown onion
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbspĀ  almonds
  • 1 tbsp whole spice
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1-1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp tandoori color
  • Salt to taste
Cooking Method
  1. Place chicken in a large bowl.
  2. Add ginger garlic paste, salt, ground onion and tandoori color.
  3. Cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a wok or skillet.
  5. Add whole spices, desiccated coconut, poppy seed paste, chili powder, turmeric and salt.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes then put marinated chicken in it.
  7. Cover with a lid and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until oil comes on top.
  8. Now add in Cream (malai) and sugar.
  9. Cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  10. take it out in a serving bowl.
  11. Garnish with sliced almonds.
  12. Malai Chicken is ready to serve.
Serving Suggestions

Serve with paratha.


  1. Thanks For Sharing this Amazing Recipe. My Family Loved It. I will be sharing this Recipe with my Friends. Hope They will like it.

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