Oil-Free Sesame Chicken


Hello, friends welcome to my corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a very flavorful and delighting recipe of chicken curry made with a slight twist in the regular ingredients of making it. I had just a bowl of chicken left today and I was having some toasted and salted almonds while going through my refrigerator and so I decided to make this curry adding some sesame too. It turned out great and my family enjoyed it with plain chapatis and some salad. I decided to share it with you all and I hope you will like it well because it is really not disappointing at all. So let’s start making it—–


  1. Chicken(curry-cut)-250 gms
  2. Onions-3
  3. Green Chillies-2
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  5. Curd-1 tbsp
  6. Tomato Puree-2 tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  9. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  10. Chicken Masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  12. Cumin-1 tsp
  13. Salt-According to taste

To be ground into a paste—-

  1. Walnuts-2
  2. Almonds-2
  3. White Sesame-1tbsp


Step 1

IMG-5092.JPGWash the chicken. Chop the onions, green chilies roughly. Grind the masalas to be made into a paste.

Step 2

Take a kadhai.ย  We will not add any oil in here as we are making it oil-free. Add the chopped onions and green chilies. Fry them till half browned. Now add the ginger-garlic paste, fry it for two minutes. Then add the tomato puree. Fry for a minute. Now add the dry masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, chicken masala, garam masala, and curd and fry them for five minutes. Now add the ground masala paste and fry everything again for two minutes. When the masalas are half-fried add some water and the chicken and cook it till chicken is done.

IMG-5088.JPGOur Oil-free Sesame Chicken is done. Garnish with kasuri methi and fresh cream. Serve it with steamed rice, tandoori rotis, naan, wheat chapatis or anything you like. It is the healthiest version of curried chicken being packed with hundred percent taste and health. So do make it surely and enjoy.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!


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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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