Chicken Korma Recipe

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Chicken Korma
How To Make Chicken Korma
  • Recipe By: Subhalaxmi Khan
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Chicken Korma Recipe | Mughlai Chicken Korma Recipe: Subbalakshmi Khan, a professional dancer cooks up a Mughlai chicken korma with generous amounts of spices and Indian flavours. Korma is a gravy dish that is usually made with yogurt, lots of nuts and spices. A Mughal era original, Chicken Korma is the perfect dinner party dish that is easy, quick and a no fuss recipe.

Ingredients of Chicken Korma Recipe: Chicken cooked in a host of spices such as cardamom, cloves, garlic, coriander, chili powder, ginger paste along with a mixture of fried onions and yogurt. Flavoured with saffron, this chicken korma is the perfect dinner dish to cook tonight.

Ingredients of Chicken Korma

  • 1/2 Kg chicken
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2-3 tsp ghee
  • 8-10 Cardamoms
  • 6-7 Cloves
  • 2 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp chili
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 onions (fried, puree this with the yogurt), sliced
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Few strands of saffron (mixed in 3 tsp of water)
  • for garnishing coriander leaves, chopped

How to Make Chicken Korma

  • 1.Heat the vegetable oil into the pan, then put a dollop of ghee.
  • 2.Put cardamom, cloves, garlic and fry the mix properly.
  • 3.Then add the chicken and let it cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • 4.Keep stirring it.
  • 5.Once it becomes brown, add coriander and chili powder.
  • 6.Add salt to taste.
  • 7.Add ginger paste, mixture of fried onions and yogurt, let it cook for a minute.
  • 8.Then put garam masala and saffron for flavor.
  • 9.If the gravy is too thick add little bit of water before covering it. The masala should fuse well with the chicken.
  • 10.Cover it and give it some time to cook on slow fire. Let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
  • 11.Keep stirring occasionally.
  • 12.Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.
Nutritional Information
  • 8.27gCarbs
  • 50.66gFats
  • N/ACholestrol
  • 30.05gProtien
  • N/AFiber
Calories: 615.37 Kcal 0Calcium: 154.62 MgIron: 1.81 MgSodium: 1863.96 Mg

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: chicken, oil, ghee, Cardamoms, Cloves, garlic, coriander powder, chili, salt, ginger paste, yogurt, onions (fried, puree this with the yogurt), garam masala, Few strands of saffron (mixed in 3 tsp of water), coriander leaves