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Chicken Korma(Hotel Style)

By: christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Korma made with Chicken pieces

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 4 people

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Very, very tasty Chicken Korma to try at home. This Korma can be served with ghee rice,jeera rice,biryanis,idli, dosa,chapathi,parotas etc.


  • 1 kg chicken - cut into pieces
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 10 cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 onions- chopped
  • 6 or 7 green chillies
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp saunf
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 green cardamom
  • 1 clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 mint leaves
  • few coriander leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp refined oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  1. Grind grated coconut with cashews and poppy seeds.Keep this aside.
  2. Grind the spices(green chillies,ginger-garlic paste,saunf,coriander seeds,clove,green cardamom and cinnamon stick) together to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pressure pan, saute bay leaves and onions for 3 mins.
  4. Add the ground spices and saute for 2 mins.
  5. Add the chicken pieces and salt and saute for a min .
  6. Add the ground coconut paste with 1 cup water,few mint and coriander leaves.
  7. Cover the pressure pan with lid and pressure cook upto 4 whistle.Turn off the flame.Leave it for 15 mins.
  8. Open the lid,check salt and sprinkle the lemon juice over the korma.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
  10. Very tasty chicken korma is ready to be served with ghee rice, jeera rice, biryanis, idli,  dosa, chapathi, parotas etc.

Latest Comments

By Mayask on 5/29/2011 2:56:00 AM

Hi ! Christy .... Ur Chicken Korma is Excellent . Everybody liked it but I found a slight raw taste of d poppy seeds . Do we need to dry roast the poppy seeds before grinding ? Thank U so much .

By Mayask on 5/28/2011 11:03:00 AM

Ur Korma looks Delicious and Rich . Will try out tomorrow nd let U know . I tried out Ur Kara Kozhukatai nd it turned out gud . Thank U so much .

By christy gerald on 9/13/2009 5:07:00 AM

Thank u so much Halima!.

By Halima on 9/12/2009 1:16:00 PM

nice recipe chtisty! i'm trying it today. sounds yummy.

By christy gerald on 9/9/2009 11:13:00 AM

Thank u so much Anila!.

By anila on 9/9/2009 3:57:00 AM

sounds very much inresting going to try it ..............

By christy gerald on 9/8/2009 8:44:00 PM

Please add 600ml water or 3 cups water instead of 1 cup water in Step 5.


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