Shahi Chicken Korma

Shahi Chicken Korma

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

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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.

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