Nepalese Cardamom Chicken

4050 Min

Cardamom has a mildly warming, eucalyptus-like flavor and is known as a taste of the exotic. And that is exactly what makes this chicken, served with rice and spiced with ground cardamom, such a delicious and aromatic dish. Guests will be begging for the recipe!

Ingredients 2 Portions


  1. 1

    Wash the chicken fillets, pat dry and cut into bite-sized pieces.

  2. 2

    Peel and roughly dice the onion.

  3. 3

    Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions, add the meat and fry briefly. Add the ground cardamom, ground turmeric and chili granules and fry until the aromas develop.

  4. 4

    Add the tomato puree and fry briefly. Use water to deglaze the pan and allow to simmer for 5–10 minutes until the sauce has developed a smooth consistency.

  5. 5

    Fold in the yogurt and turn down the heat, as otherwise the yogurt will split.

  6. 6

    Serve onto plates with rice and enjoy.

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