Chicken Korma Recipe

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is a traditional Indian dish that’s light-weight and has flavors of almond curry made with tomato paste, many spices and Cream that's buttery and utterly delicious. It can be served along with both rice and roti.


  • 400GramChicken breast ( मुर्ग़े का सीना )chopped in big pieces
  • 1tbspalmonds ground ( पिसा हुआ बादाम )
  • 1tbspLemon Juice ( नींबू का रस )
  • 1/2tea spoonBlack Pepper Powder ( काली मिर्च पाउडर )
  • 1tea spoonGarlic Paste ( लहसून का पेस्ट )
  • 2-3tbspClarified Butter ( घी )or Oil
  • 1PcsOnion ( प्याज )medium size chopped finely
  • 1/4tea spoonTurmeric Powder ( हल्दी पाउडर )
  • 150mlCurd ( दही )
  • 2PcsGreen Chilies ( हरी मिर्च )
  • 4PcsBlack Cardamom ( बडी इलायची )
  • 3PcsCloves ( लौंग )
  • 2PcsCinnamon stick ( दालचीनी )
  • 1PcsBay leaf ( तेज पत्ता )
  • 1/2tea spoonGaram Masala Powder ( गरम मसाला पाउडर )
  • 1tbspChopped fresh Coriander Leaves ( ताजा काटा हुआ धनिया पत्ती )
  • 1/2tbspRoasted Chopped Almonds ( भुना तथा कटा हुआ बादाम )
  • Salt to taste ( नमक स्वाद अनुसार )


  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with lemon juice, pinch of salt, black pepper and garlic paste. Rub the mixture thoroughly to the pieces and keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.
  2. In a heavy bottom pan, heat the oil/ghee and when it is medium hot add the chopped onions and turmeric.
  3. Fry till the onions are light golden and then take them out and keep aside. Leave the oil behind for further use.
  4. In a mixer make a fine paste of fried onions, curd, almonds, green chillies. Pour this mixture on the marinated chicken pieces.
  5. Now reheat the oil in the pan on medium flame and then add cardammom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf. Stir them for 30 secs and then add the marinated chicken along with leftover paste.
  6. Let the chicken cook on low flame while stirring occasionally till it boils. Then cover the pan with a lid and let it simmer till the chicken is cooked properly.
  7. Finally add garam masala and chopped green coriander.
  8. Add the salt according to taste and garnish with roasted almonds and some cream
Punam Paul

Punam Paul

Punam Paul is Indian chef with passion to cook and serve Indian food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian with love. She has been school teacher who quit a 8-years-old job and founded the cooking website,

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