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Chicken Korma Recipe

Updated on August 15, 2016
Chicken Korma
Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is a very tasty dish from South of India and since it is from South India so it is full of calories. If you are not watching your weight then you should try this dish. Very tasty and this dish is little dry in consistency as compared to other dishes from South India but it has very fine texture. This dish is typical of Hyderabadi cusine . It was developed in the Mughal era and most Nawabs ( Kings) of Hyderabad were very fond of this dish.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

1. Chicken : 3 pounds

2. Butter / Ghee : 250 grams / ½ pounds

3. Garlic clove : 1 crushed

4. Onions finely chopped : 4

5. Red chilli powder : 1 Tsp

6. Ginger: 1 inch grated.

7. Turmeric Powder : 1 Tsp

8. Cinnamon grounded : 1 Tsp

9. Salt : ½ Tsp

10. Grounded coriander ( cilantro) : 1 Tsp

11. Milk : 125 ml/ 4 fl oz

12. Gram flour: 1 tsp

13. 500 ml / 18 fl oz cream

14. Coriander leaves to garnish

15. Rice freshly cooked to serve with.

Method

1. Take a large pan with lid and heat water in it.

2. Add full chicken in the boiling water and cover the lid.

3. Reduce heat and simmer it for 30 minutes.

4. Now remove pan from heat. Remove the chicken and put it in a plate to cool.

5. Keep the water aside to be used later.

6. Now when chicken cools a little, remove the bones and skin and discard them. Now cut chicken in to small 1 inch pieces.

7. Now take Ghee/butter in a large pan and heat it on medium.

8. Now add onions and garlic in it and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

9. Now add grated ginger, cinnamon powder, chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, cardamom and salt and cook it for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.

10. Now add the chicken pieces and 125 ml / 4 fl oz of saved water in to this and cook it for couple of minutes.

11. Now in a separate utensil mix the gram flour with the milk and add this to chicken mixture.

12. Now bring the chicken mixture to boil and then simmer the heat.

13. Cover and heat it on simmer for another 25 to 30 minutes.

14. Now add the cream, stir it and put the lid and simmer it for another 15 to 20 minutes.

15. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with rice.

Chicken Korma With Rice
Chicken Korma With Rice

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks moonlake

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Chicken Korma Recipe dish looks so good. Voted up.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Rajan, it is nice to be appreciated.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      It is always a pleasure to read your recipes and watch the mouthwatering photos.

      Voting this up and interesting. It would be a pleasure to try out this Hyderabadi chicken dish.

      Shared as well.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Vertualit

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Peggy for the vote and share. You can not keep on eating healthy food 24 x7. God has given you taste buds too.

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      Abdus Salam 4 years ago from Bangladesh

      This perfect korma recipe! I love this!! Thanks for sharing...

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This chicken recipe does sound yummy. The butter and cream do add a few extra calories...but once in a while it is OK to indulge. Life is short...right? Ha! Voting up, useful and sharing.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Suzanne.

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      justmesuzanne 4 years ago from Texas

      Another great chicken recipe! Voted up and awesome! :)

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Vacation trip

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      This looks delicious. thanks for sharing.

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Marissa Buhalog for continuous support to my pages here.

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      Pam 4 years ago

      Sounds Devine, I'm going to make it for my family. I like recipes n that are uncomplicated and few ingredients x

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      Indian Chef 4 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Marissa

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      Marissa Buhalog 4 years ago

      Looks so yummy!!!....mouth watering.love to taste this menu.

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      Indian Chef 5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks ana for the comment

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      Ana 5 years ago

      Loads of ingredients surely has an interesting taste... eager to prepare it! TY

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      Indian Chef 6 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks rjsadowski . I would try to put here many Indian dishes. I hope people like them.

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      rjsadowski 6 years ago

      Excellent hub with clear instructions. I enjoy learning about food from all over the world.