Awadhi Chicken Korma

50 minutes
Prep: 20 Minutes | Cook: 30 Minutes | Servings: 3-4

Ingredients

2 Bay Leaves / तेज पत्ता

2-3 Green Cardamom Pods / हरी इलायची

5-6 Black Peppercorns / काली मिर्च

2-3 Cloves / लौंग

1-2 Mace / जावित्री

¼ Cup Ghee / घी

1 Kg Chicken, Curry Cut / चिकन

1 Tbsp Ginger-garlic Paste / अदरक-लहसुन का पेस्ट

Salt To Taste  / नमक स्वादअनुसार

¼ Cup Brown Onion Paste  / ब्राउन प्याज का पेस्ट

¼ Cup Brown Cashew Nut & Chironji Paste / ब्राउन काजू और चिरौंजी का पेस्ट

¼ Tsp Mace & Green Cardamom Powder / जावित्री और हरी इलायची पाउडर

¼ Tsp Rose Water / गुलाब जल

¼ tsp Kewra Water/ केवड़ा जल

 

For Curd Mixture

1 Cup Curd  / दही

½ Tsp Turmeric Powder / हल्दी पाउडर

1 Tsp Coriander Powder / धनिया पाउडर

½ Tsp Red Chilli Powder  / लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 Tsp Yellow Chilli Powder / पीली मिर्च पाउडर

 

For Smoking

1 Coal / कोयला

3-4 Cloves / लौंग

1 Tbsp Ghee / घी

 

For Garnish

Coriander Leaves / धनिया

Process

  • In a large saucepot, add ghee, bay leaves, green cardamom, black peppercorns, cloves, mace and saute well.
  • Add chicken, ginger garlic paste, salt to taste and saute well.
  • In a mixing bowl, add curd, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, yellow chilli powder and mix well and add the mixture into the sauce pot and mix well.
  • Add brown onion paste, brown cashew nut & chironji paste and mix well.
  • In a large bowl remove the chicken pices and keep it aside. Let the gravy cook , Add a pinch of mace, green cardamom powder and saute well. Strain the gravy in the same bowl.
  • Add the hole chicken gravy into the saucepot again and let it cook.
  • For smoking.
  • In a small bowl, add coal, clove and ghee.
  • Cover and cook on low flame till the chicken is cooked and tender.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice and naan.
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