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Chicken Qorma

Chicken Curry

Recipe by tasnim of karachi, PK

In every Indian Pakistani home people do cook some traditional food and korma is one of them .

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1 1/2 kg chicken meat
    • 3-4 big onion
    • 3 tbsp ginger garlic paste
    • 1 -1 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
    • 1 tbsp coriander powder
    • 1/4 tsp jaiphal javatri powder/ nutmeg mace powder
    •  3 green cardamoms
    • 10 whole black peppers
    • 6 cloves
    • 1 tsp garam masala powder
    • 1/2 cup yogurt
    • kewra / essence


    1. Chop the onions and golden brown them, take them out and keep it aside .
    2. Then in the same oil drop the cardomoms, cloves and black pepper.
    3.  Immediately add ginger-garlic paste, till the colour changes lightly. Then add red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, nutmeg mace powder and salt. Add a little water and let it cook till the oil separates.
    4. Now add the chicken and cook for sometime.
    5. Grind the brown onions to a paste and add to the chicken .
    6. Beat the yogurt and add to the chicken by pouring in along the corners of the pot .
    7. Let the water dry up and if the chicken is still not tender add a little water .
    8. Add kewra and a little water, cover it and let it simmer for 10 minutes on very slow flame till the oil separates .
    9. Serve with naan.



    Good! I tried this recipe and it came out OK. I did added 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder and used boneless skinless chicken thighs. I'm not sure if I will be making this dish again or not. Thank you!

    Ayesha khan

    hi, this was an excellent recipe ,i dont know how to cook and i followed ur recipe to the dot and the result was so good my husband very picky eater and loves ddesi food he enjoyed it so much now i make it almost every week. thanks a million tasnim.

    supriya kothari

    supriya kothari

    hi tasnim, seems to be a tasty & yimmy dish, i am goin 2 try it 2day