Chicken korma

Chicken korma
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Chicken korma

Prep Time15 mins
Active Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Spicy
Person: 4
Calories: 246kcal

Materials

Marinade Ingredients

  • 500 grams chicken bone-in
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon garlic and ginger paste ground or crushed in equal quantities 3⁄4 to 1 teaspoon garam masala or korma masala
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder less spicy variety, minimum 1⁄2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp salt

To saute & blend

  • 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 cup onion 2 medium
  • 6 cashews
  • 4 almonds or substitute with cashews 1⁄4 cup plain yogurt or coconut milk

For chicken korma gravy

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small bay leaf optional 4 cloves (optional)
  • 2- inch cinnamon optional
  • 1 cardamom optional
  • 1 to 2 green chilies optional
  • 1/2 cup water more if needed
  • 1/4 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder optional, for color
  • 3 tbsp coriander cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • To the same pan, add 1 tablespoon oil and heat it.
  • Optional – Saute whole spices – bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves and cardamom in oil for a min.
  • Add green chilli and marinated chicken. Saute on a medium heat until the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes away and this takes about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Then add the onion nut puree. Pour 1⁄2 cup water and mix well.
  • Add salt, coriander powder and garam masala. If needed you can also add more chili powder for color.
  • Mix well. Cover and cook on a low flame until chicken is cooked to tender.
  • Cook further till the gravy reaches a desired consistency. If it is too thick then pour some hot water to bring it to consistency.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve chicken korma with jeera rice, plain basmati rice, butter naan, roti or paratha. NUTRITION (estimation only)

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 526mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg
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