Friday, April 06, 2012

Chicken Korma / Indian Chicken Curry

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Chicken Korma  is another classic Non-vegetarian Dish, that is cooked in creamy coconut & cashew gravy...!!!
The tempting aroma of all the spices whilst preparing it are amazing. In this traditional style recipe, you’ll love the rich creamy taste that is sure to be a winner. The flavor of this dish is further enhanced by using mint & cilantro leaves.
It makes an unforgettable combo, when served on a bed of  pulao  rice  or with  Roti, Naan or any Indian breads. 
Enjoy this speedy and hassle-free chicken korma recipe today..:)
  • Chicken                                     - ½ kg
  • Yoghurd                                   - ¼ cup
  • Shahi jeera                                - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd                            - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tsp
  • Oil                                            - 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Onion                                       - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - 1 tbsp
  • Mint & coriander leaves             - handful
  • Green chilly                               - 1
  • Tomato                                     - 2
  • Cumin pwd                                - ½ tsp
  • Garam masala pwd                    - 1 tsp
  • Pepper pwd                              - ½ tsp
  • Coconut pieces                         - ½ cup
  • Cashew nuts                             - 4
  • Lemon juice                              - 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

  1. Cut the chicken into small pieces and wash them really well.
  2. Put them into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add  yoghurt, shahi jeera, turmeric pwd, salt and red chilly pwd.
  4. Let it marinate for 30 mins.
  5. Now take a pan, add oil.
  6. When oil becomes hot, add chopped onion, and fry to transculent.
  7. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell disappears.
  8. Add fresh mint leaves, coriander leaves, green chilly and saute for few seconds.
  9. Now add mashed tomato and combine.
  10. Allow to cook till oil separates.
  11. Add cumin pwd, coriander pwd, garam masala pwd, pepper pwd and stir well.
  12. Let it boil till all the masala combines to thick consistency.
  13. Now add marinated chicken and mix well.
  14. Add 1 cup water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  1. Meanwhile grate coconut to small pieces.
  2. Grind coconut pieces and cashew nuts with little water to smooth paste.
  3. Once the pressure turns off, gently stir the contents in cooker.
  1. Add the coconut cashew paste and allow to cook for another two minutes.
  2. Turn off flame and squeeze in a drop of lemon juice.
  1. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  1. Now your delicious chicken korma is ready to serve hot with roti, naan, chapathi , poori or  fried rice.

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  1. Mmmmmm that looks just so delicious. Diane

  2. Delicious and tempting korma....

  3. It looks delicious, just like your other recipes! Thanks for sharing!

  4. This looks real tempting :)

  5. Love the creamy gravy,yummy kurma..will try this for Easter..

  6. Gravy looks good :)

  7. jay, super tempting korma, lovely color and looks so delicious....lovely clicks too

  8. thanks friends for your inspiring feedback..
    happy easter..:)

  9. Yummy!

  10. Guess what even I made Korma today but it is vegetable korma.Its for the party tomorrow. I like the colour of your chicken korma. Have a great weekend!

  11. Looks delicious.nice pic.

  12. Wooww it seems delicious!! I love the curry!!! kisses

  13. Tempting aroma, indeed! Very nice colour, Jay. Your blog is now so bright & cheerful. I like it!

  14. Delicious and yummy looking chicken kurma. Thanks a lot for sharing this wonderful recipe.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  15. My korma is a bit green in colour... What makes yours different? BTW, what is Shahi Jeera?

  16. YUM! Looks so appetizing & love the color too! I think I've most of the ingredients except Shahi jeera. I don't really know what spice is it actually. Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe. Will try once I've all the spices. Have a nice weekend. :)

  17. Delicious and tempting korma.... I like very much.
    Good day

  18. Wow looks so tempting dear... U r really excellent in cooking chicken dishes

  19. Looks really tempting ! Love its vibrant color ! Yum !!!

  20. thanks for stopping by & your valuable time..:)

  21. Hy Ogyep yummy mellow, Kit,
    Shahi Jeera is black cumin seeds, available at Indian stores. It is more pungent and enhances the flavor & taste of all spicy dishes..
    do giv a try & enjoy the royal taste..:)

  22. wow very beautiful and creamy looking kurma..
    Noel collections

  23. very yummy and creamy kurma..bookmarked

  24. Super tempting fingerlicking kurma..

  25. Mouthwatering chicken will surly try this !! Bookmarked !!

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  26. nice one.lukz just hot n spicy.vl try ur verison.have a happy weekend dear..

  27. Hey Jay , this recipe is different from what I usually try, love it, looks delicious n tempting with the para that's :)

  28. OMG Jay this looks awesome!!!


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