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Aug 16, 2011

Chicken Korma

              After a long time i am posting a non-veg recipe.I am not much familiar of non-veg recipes n also we eat only chicken that too monthly once or twice.very rarely i cook fish fry for kids.So every time i cook chicken i use to refer all my bookmarked chicken recipes from all your blogs.This recipe also i saw it in You tube video n changed bit to my taste ,cashew n poppy seeds based gravy.This is so rich n creamy kurma,so flavorful n yummy with biryani, idly/dosa n chapathi/parotta also.

  1. Chicken    1 lb or 1/2 kg
  2. Onion   1 large(finely chopped)
  3. tomato  1 large or 2 medium(finely chopped)
  4. Ginger Garlic paste    2 tbsp
  5. cilantro    1 handful (finely chopped)
  6. Chilli powder     1 and 1/2 tsp
  7. Coriander powder    1 tsp
  8. Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
  9. Salt    to taste
To temper
  1. Oil    2 tbsp
  2. Cumin  seeds   1/4 tsp
  3. Mustard seeds  1/2 tsp
  4. Fennel seeds   1/4 tsp
  5. Curry leaves    2 sprigs
To roast n grind
  1. Poppy seeds/Khas Khas    1/2  tbsp
  2. Fennel seeds    1 tbsp
  3. Clove    5 no.s
  4. Cinnamon    2"stick  2 no.s
  5. Green chillies    3-4 no.s
To wet grind
  1. Coconut   1/2 cup(shredded)
  2. Cashew nut     7-8 no.s(whole)
  3. Poppy seeds   1/2 tsp
  • Wash n clean chicken pieces n keep aside.
  • Heat a pan n dry roast all the ingredients under"to roast n grind" lightly and grind it to fine powder or paste  n keep aside.
  • Grind coconut,poppy n cashew nut to a fine paste n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker,add the tempering ingredients and allow to splutter then add onions and saute for a minute and add ginger garlic paste.
  • Saute onion-ginger garlic paste well or till raw smell leaves.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and saute till turns soft n mushy.
  • Now add chicken pieces n turmeric powder stir fry for 1-2 minute then add ground masala powder,chilli n coriander powder stir fry the chicken pieces with all the masala for 4-5 minutes.
  • Then add 1/2- 1 cup water handful of coriander leaves, enough salt and pressure cook for 1 whislte and allow the pressure to cool down.
  • Once it done open the cooker and add the coconut paste and cook in medium heat till coconut masala get blended n oil shows on top.
  • That's it...very yummy n rich chicken korma is ready to serve.

Linking this recipe and other 3 archived recipes to the ongoing event,Iftar nights @ Jabeen's Corner.
Chicken Biryani

Chicken chukka/Varuval

Chicken Curry 


  1. @ Khushi welcome to my space...thank you so much for your very sweet comment :) hope to see u again here...

  2. chicken kurma looks very yummy

  3. Delicious chicken kurma! Mouthwatering dishes!!! :D

  4. so creamy and very tempting chicken korma !!

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  5. Tempting korma. would love it with parathas

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  7. biryani n chicken kurma wow!!perfect n taste combo!!

  8. Delicious, lip smacking curry!! Loved the ingredients used for the masala ...
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  9. loved it favorite...perfect version..:P
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  10. Slurp,mouthwatering chicken kurma with anything..

  11. Chicken Korma looks simply awesome and delicious. Visually appetizing and tempting.


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