CHICKEN KORMA The easy way

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This is a no fuss and quick chicken korma. Minimum Ingredient with loads of taste. Easy to prepare when you are in hurry to serve guest in about half an hour.

Pressure cooker has been used for this preparation. But if you don’t have pressure cooker NOT to worry. Chicken korma can also be prepared in a deep vessel. But timing and water quantity will differ. Please check the note at the recipe steps ending for it.

The recipe serves for 3-4 persons. Chicken korma can be eaten with roti, Bhakri , Bread , Naan and Plain Rice.

Onion & curd raita /dip goes very well with chicken korma

I have tried to make this recipe in a way  that a beginner or an amateur cook can also follow very easily

INGREDIENTS:-

  • 400 gm Chicken (medium size 4-5 pcs)
  • 1 cup Onion paste (2 medium size onion grinded with little water)
  • 3 Big spoon oil
  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp or 3 pinch tumeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder (change depending on your spice level)
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp whipped Curd
  • 1/2 Cup water for Bhunav (frying till oil separates)
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 green chillies
  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves & 1 tbsp extra for garnishing
  • 1tsp salt (adjust to your taste)
  • Whole Garam Masala  (4-5  pepper corns, 2 cloves, 1/2″ cinnamon, 1 Black Cardamon, 1/2 tsp Black cumin{Shah zeera} , 1 green cardamon)

Heat 3 Big spoon oil in a cooker.When hot add Whole Garam Masala  (4-5  pepper corns, 2 cloves, 1/2″ cinnamon, 1 Black Cardamon, 1/2 tsp Black cumin{Shah zeera} , 1 green cardamon)

When onion turn light brown add 3 tsp ginger garlic paste.Fry on low flame till smell of ginger garlic lessen/diminishes.

Now add all the DRY masala :- 1/4 tsp or 3 pinch tumeric powder, 1 tsp red chilly powder (change depending on your spice level),1tsp coriander powder &  1tsp Salt. Fry for 1 minute. Gas Flame:- Low

Remove from flame & 2 tbsp whipped Curd.This is done so that curd does not curdle in the gravy.Mix well & then put it again on the flame.

Add in 400 gm Chicken (medium size 4-5 pcs).Fry for a minutes on High flame till masala get coated on it

Add in 1/2 Cup water .On medium flame fry till oil separates. This process is called Bhunav

After frying 

Add 4 green chillies slit in between , 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 
Stir all

Add in 2 cups water & stir.

For those who are making in a pan: Add 3 cups water & stir

Close  the pressure cooker and cook on High Flame till 4-5 whistles.

For those who are making in a pan: Cover with the lid and cook on Medium flame of 10 minutes.

When all the steam has vented out. Open the cooker & on Medium flame cook till you get your desired consistency. I  keep medium
For those who are making in a pan: Open the lid & cook till you get your desired consistency. I  keep medium

                              Garnish with 1tbsp  chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Njoy with Roti, Bhakri , Bread , Naan and Plain Rice.

& feel the satisfaction for creating a wonderful, tasty Chicken korma.

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