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Chicken Korma

Indian Chicken Korma Recipe

Indian Chicken Korma is rich, mild, aromatic and utterly delicious recipe ! Made creamy with coconut milk and Cashewnuts which is a true authentic Indian dish.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 people
Calories 680 kcal


  • 750 gm Boneless Chicken
  • 2 no Bay Leaves
  • 3 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 4 tbsp Fennel Powder
  • 2 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • ½ tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Pepper Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 no Potato(Cut into big pieces)
  • 3 no Onion(Diced)
  • 2 no Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Cashew Paste
  • ½ Cup Curd
  • 1 Cup Coconut Milk
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  • Oil/Ghee
  • Salt to Taste


  • Marinate the Chicken with Yoghurt ,Salt and 1tbsp ginger garlic paste for 20 mins.
  • Add Coriander powder, Fennel Powder, Chilli Powder, Garam Masala, Pepper and Turmeric into a mixer Grinder and grind it to make a thick paste.
  • Take a pan and heat 2 tbsp oil/ghee. Add the bay leaves and Onions and saute till onions turn golden brown.To this add ginger garlic paste and tomatoes and cook until it becomes soft.
  • Next add the masala paste and little bit of water and cook for 5 mins. To this add the chicken, curry leaves and potato and cover the pan and cook for another 10 mins.
  • Next add Coconut milk and cashew paste and let it boil for another 10 mins. You can add pepper powder if you want more spice.
  • Garnish with coriander and curry leaves .Your Indian Chicken Korma Recipe is ready. Serve it hot with Ghee rice or Chapatis.


  • Boneless Chicken can be substituted  with bone-in chicken thighs.
  • You can use crushed peppercorns instead of pepper powder.This adds more taste
  • You can go ahead and adjust the spices to suit your taste and preference.
  • You can use heavy cream instead of coconut milk.
Keyword Chicken Korma, Indian Chicken Korma