Murgh Awadhi Korma

Murgh Awadhi Korma

From   India Unlimited

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Awadhi

Key Ingredients:

A rich and delicious dish – chicken cooked in Awadhi style, fit for royalty

Ingredients

  • Boneless chicken, cut into medium cubes 300 gms
  • Ghee 2 tbsps
  • Green cardamoms 5
  • Cloves 4 to 5
  • Black cardamoms 2
  • Cinnamon 2 one-inch sticks
  • Ginger, chopped 1½ tsps
  • Garlic, chopped 1½ tsps
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1½ tsps
  • Garam masala powder 1½ tsps
  • Browned onion paste 1 cup
  • Cashewnut paste ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Chicken stock 250 ml
  • Yogurt ½ cup
  • Fresh cream ½ cup
  • Almonds, sliced for garnishing
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopepd 1 tbsp for garnishing

Methods

  • Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add green cardamoms, cloves, black cardamoms and cinnamon and saute till fragrant.
  • Add ginger and garlic, and saute till the raw smells disappear.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, kasoori methi, garam masala, browned onion paste and cashewnut paste, mix well and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken cubes, salt and chicken stock, mix well, cover and cook it for 5 to 8 minutes or till chicken is done.
  • Add yogurt and cream and mix gently. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with almonds and coriander leaves and serve.