Shahi Chicken Korma Recipe


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Shahi Chicken korma Recipe


  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 kg chicken pieces
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 pinch nutmeg (jaifal)
  • 2 tbsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 5 tbsp yoghurt
  • 5 onions, medium-sized
  • 8 cloves
  • 10 whole black peppers
  • Salt to taste
  • A few drops of khewra essence

How to make Shahi Chicken Korma:

  • Slice the onions finely and fry on low flame till they are golden-brown.
  • Remove the fried onion from the oil and keep aside.
  • Now add all the spices, except nutmeg and yoghurt, in the oil and add a little water to prevent burning.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the chicken pieces and fry for a couple of minutes on high flame.
  • Add about a cup of water, or as much as needed, and cover.
  • Now crush the fried onions and mix with yoghurt, and add to the chicken.
  • Mix well, cover and cook at medium flame till the chicken is done.
  • Add a little water if the gravy is too dry.
  • Just before taking off the heat, add a pinch of nutmeg and a few drops of khewra essence.
  • Garnish with finely cut ginger and coriander leaves.
  • Shahi Chicken Korma is ready to serve.
  • Serve hot with naan.

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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