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Zafrani Chicken Korma Recipe

Zafrani Chicken Korma
How to make Zafrani Chicken Korma

Zafrani chicken korma is basically made with chicken pieces dipped in creamy gravy and an assortment of other ingredients.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Zafrani Chicken Korma

  • 500 gms Chicken Curry Cut
  • 3-4 tbsp Fried onion
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup Onion Paste
  • 1 tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mace powder
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 and a half tbsp Cashew Paste
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste (Optional)
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Saffron soaked in Milk
  • Keora water

How to Make Zafrani Chicken Korma

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Firstly, heat ghee in a large vessel. Add the whole spices, fry for a while then add the chicken pieces and fry for a few minutes.
In a separate container, combine onion paste, fried onion, ginger paste, garlic paste, nut paste, poppy seed powder, and salt together. Then, add this mixture to the chicken and cook.
Cook very well adding small quantity of water little by little
Once the spices are well cooked, add water enough to make the chicken tender but remember don't add too much water.
Wait until water evaporates then add the cream and milk . Don’t cover with lid. Wait for 5-6 minutes and then add hand full of whole green chilies .
Add white pepper ,nutmeg and mace powder and little sugar. Add the saffron soaked milk. Sprinkle some keora water and turn off the heat.
Keep the pot on the stove with lid on until you serve to retain the essence.
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