Shahi Chicken Korma

Shahi Chicken Korma

May 21, 2018
: 45 min
: 45 min
: 1 hr 30 min
: Medium

By:

Ingredients
  • 1 kg Chicken (on the bone)
  • 3 Onions (sliced)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Ginger- garlic paste
  • 7-8 Cashew nuts
  • 5 Almonds (soaked in water)
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Kasthuri Methi
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Chicken masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup Yogurt + 2tbsp
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
Directions
  • Step 1 Toast the whole spices (cardamom, cinnamon, cloves & star anise) and grind them.
  • Step 2 Marinate the chicken in yogurt, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and garam masala for 30 minutes.
  • Step 3 Heat oil in a pan, add the sliced onions and fry them till golden brown. Set it aside to cool to room temperature.
  • Step 4 Grind the fried onions along with 2 tablespoons of yogurt, tomaotes, cashew nuts and soaked almonds to a fine paste.
  • Step 5 Heat a tsp of oil in a large pan, add in cumin seeds and a bay leaf, saute for few seconds. Then, add in ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder, saute for a minute.
  • Step 6 Add in the marinated chicken pieces, salt, crushed kasthuri methi and ground spices along with 1/4 cup of water, cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Step 7 Now, pour in the ground onion, cashew and almond paste . Gently mix and let it cook till the chicken is done. If the korma gets too thick, add more water.
  • Step 8 Once the korma is ready, add in a pinch of garam masala and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves or almond flakes.

Related Posts

Nadan Chicken Curry

Nadan Chicken Curry

Ingredients 1kg Chicken 2 Onions (thinly sliced) 3 Green Chillies 1” Ginger 4 pods Garlic 2 springs Curry leaves 1 tsp Mustard seeds ½ tsp Turmeric powder 1 ½  tbsp Chicken masala 1 tsp Garam masala ½ cup Thick Coconut milk 2tbsp Coconut Oil Salt […]

Chicken Vindaloo

Chicken Vindaloo

Vindaloo is an Indian curry that is popular in Goa, originated as the Portuguese dish “carne de vinha d’alhos” which basically translates to meat marinated in garlic wine marinade. The Goans then adopted this dish brought by Portuguese colonists and substituted wine with palm vinegar […]



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *