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Shahjahani Chicken Korma

Shahjahani Korma for the best chicken qorma at home. #HappyCookingToyou

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Ingredients:

  • Dahi (Yogurt) ¾ Cup
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 3 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste
  • Pyaz (Onion) fried 1 large
  • Badam (Almonds) blanched & grinded 3 tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) ¼ Cup
  • Ghee ¾ Cup
  • Baadiyan ka phool (Star anise) 1
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black pepper corns) 10-12
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 2
  • Hari eliachi (Green cardamom) 7-8
  • Laung (Cloves) 5-6
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Adrak lehsan powder (Ginger garlic paste) 2 tsp
  • Chicken (Qorma cut) 1 kg
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Jaifil & javatri powder (Nutmeg & mace powder) ½ tsp
  • Kewra water ½ tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne ½ inch piece
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) 6-8
  • Badam (Almonds) blanched & sliced 6-8

Directions:

In bowl,add yogurt,cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,red chili powder and salt,mix well & set aside.

In blender,add fried onion,almonds,yogurt and blend until well combined & set aside.

In pot,add ghee and let it melt,add star anise,cinnamon stick,black pepper corns,black cardamom, green cardamom,cloves,bay leaves and mix.

Add ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Add spiced yogurt and mix well,cover & cook for 3 minutes.

Add chicken and cook until chicken changes color,cover & cook for 4-5 minutes.

Add onion & almond mixture,mix well & cook for 10-12 minutes.

Add water and mix well.

Add garam masala powder,nutmeg & mace powder,kewra water,ginger,cashew nuts,almonds and mix well.

Cover and put it on simmer for 2 minutes or until oil separates.

Garnish with ginger & almonds.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif