Shahi Chicken Korma Shahi Chicken Korma May 21, 2018 : 45 min Prep : 45 min Cook : 1 hr 30 min Total Difficulty: Medium 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.