Chicken Korma recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken pieces, washed
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsps ginger garlic paste
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp red chilli pwd
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsps oil
  • chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • Dry roast:
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp saunf
  • 1 tsp khus khus
  • 1? cinnamon
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 5 tbsp grated fresh coconut
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp roasted chickpeas
  • Roast: (in 2 tsps oil for 5 mts)
  • 6-8 curry leaves
  • 8-10 shallots/sambar onions
  • 4 green chillis
  • 3 tbsps chopped coriander leaves
  • 15 mint leaves

Cooking Instructions

Make a paste of ingredients under ‘dry roast’ and ‘roast’ by adding a few tbsps of water and keep aside.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel, add curry leaves and saute for few secs. Add the chopped onions and fry till transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 3 mts. Add red chilli pwd, turmeric pwd and salt and combine. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for 4-5 mts.

Add the ground paste and cook over medium heat for 7-8 mts.

Add lemon juice and the chicken pieces and combine. Cook without lid for 5-6 mts. Add 3 cups of water and cook with lid on simmer till the chicken is tender and the gravy thickens. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Turn off heat.

Serve with pulao, biryani, coconut rice or rotis.
  

09 Mar 2011     842 views     NON-Vegetarian       Curries > Chicken

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