Home Cooking

Chicken

Chicken Korma (and all its tasty variations)

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Home Cooking 10

Chicken Korma (and all its tasty variations)

kattyeyes | Feb 9, 2010 05:33 AM

Last night I made chicken shahi korma--it was quite delicious. More properly, according to this link, anyway, what I made was kashmiri korma, as I added 1/3 cup golden raisins.

But truly, as I also incorporated vegetables (steamed carrots, fresh green beans, cauliflower and peas), I guess what I made was some sort of krazy quilt of korma--including navratan. ;) I'll just tell you it was good. For the most part, I followed this recipe, minus one onion and half the chicken so I had room for the vegetables. Oh, and 60/40 cream to whole milk yogurt ratio.

http://www.whats4eats.com/meats/shahi...

NOTES:

I didn't add water (not sure why you need to).

Watch out for when to add the garam masala. I'm thinking I should've added it when I added the cinnamon stick and spices to the pan. The recipe doesn't specify. I guess they forgot. ;) Another teaspoon of spice (to equal a tablespoon, total) wouldn't be a bad idea.

No need to cook this forever and ever. Maybe it's different with lamb?

Instead of using all oil, I went 50/50 oil and butter.

Do you have a favorite version of this recipe? Indian cooking is new to me. Since I already have plenty of ginger and yogurt on hand, I'm experimenting.

Edit: forgot the mood music!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73dvri...

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound