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Chicken Korma Recipe

Chicken Korma
How To Make Chicken Korma

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.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

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

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Heat the vegetable oil into the pan, then put a dollop of ghee.
Put cardamom, cloves, garlic and fry the mix properly.
Then add the chicken and let it cook for about 2-3 minutes.
Keep stirring it.
Once it becomes brown, add coriander and chili powder.
Add salt to taste.
Add ginger paste, mixture of fried onions and yogurt, let it cook for a minute.
Then put garam masala and saffron for flavor.
If the gravy is too thick add little bit of water before covering it. The masala should fuse well with the chicken.
Cover it and give it some time to cook on slow fire. Let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
Keep stirring occasionally.
Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

Nutritional Value

  • 30.05gProtien
  • 50.66gFats
  • 8.27gCarbs
  • 615.37 KcalCalories
  • 154.62MgCalcium
  • 1.81MgIron
  • 1863.96MgSodium
  • 456.92MgPotassium

Recipe Notes

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