Chicken Korma At Home, Under 60 Minutes

Chicken Korma
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There is no recipe better than a chicken korma that has been cooked properly. People who are fans of non-vegetarian food absolutely love chicken korma. Other than its taste, it benefits from richer nutritional values.

Chicken korma can be a really heavy meal and is mostly preferred during lunch hours. People consuming chicken in any form get benefits like a rich protein supply, weight loss, healthy bones, less stress and much more.

Chicken contains nutrients linked with mood; it provides vitamins and minerals involved in brain functions, builds muscles and much more.

Korma originated in the Indian subcontinent during the era of the Mughal’s and later became popular across the world. It is said that the korma curry gets its texture from the curd.

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1 cup of chicken korma has 361 calories.

  • Fat 33g
  • Cholesterol 106
  • Sodium 515
  • Potassium 532milligrams
  • Total Carbohydrates 15
  • Protein 28

Try out this chicken korma recipe that can be cooked under 60 minutes.

Prepare time: 20 mins
Cook:30 mins
Ready in:50 mins


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  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2-3 Green Cardamom Pods
  • 5-6 Black Peppercorns
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 1-2 Mace
  • ¼ cup Ghee
  • 1 kg Chicken, Curry Cut
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • Salt
  • ¼ cup Brown Onion Paste
  • Brown Cashew Nut & Chironji Paste – ¼ cup
  • ¼ tsp Mace & Green Cardamom Powder
  • Rose Water – ¼ tsp
  • Kewra Water – ¼ tsp
  • For Curd Mixture
  • 1 cup Curd
  •  ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Yellow Chilli Powder
  • For Smoking
  • 1 Coal
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Ghee


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  1. Take a large saucepot, and add ghee, bay leaves, green cardamom, black peppercorns, cloves, mace and sauté it really well.
  2. Now, add chicken, ginger garlic paste, salt according to taste and sauté it.
  3. Next, take a mixing bowl, add curd, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, yellow chilli powder and mix it.
  4. Then add the mixture into the saucepot and mix properly.
  5. Add brown onion paste, brown cashew nut & chironji paste and mix well.
  6. In a large bowl remove the chicken pieces and keep it aside.
  7. Let the gravy cook, add a pinch of mace, green cardamom powder and saute it.
  8. Strain the gravy in the same bowl.
  9. Finally, add the whole chicken gravy into the saucepot again and let it cook.
  10. For smoking
  11. In a small bowl, add coal, clove and ghee.
  12. Cover and cook it on low flame till the chicken is cooked and tender.
  13. Garnish with coriander leaves

The super delicious chicken korma is ready in under 60 minutes and ready to be served hot with rice and butter naan.