Total Time
40mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is a really easy chicken qorma recipe that i got from a friend and have made several times. The addition of almonds gives it the name 'shahi qorma' and it is usually served at wedding feasts and other special occasions.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil, fry onions till golden brown, remove wtih slotted spoon and set aside.
  2. Heat Oil and add whole masalas except cinnamon.
  3. Stir fry till fragnant and crackling.
  4. Add 1 cup water in which you've added all the other masalas and the ginger and garlic.
  5. stir fry 1-2 minutes.
  6. Add in chicken pieces and fry well on high heat till chicken is white.
  7. Add in the cinnamon stick and fry a little more.
  8. Lower heat, cover and let the chicken cook in its own water till its begun to soften.
  9. Meanwhile, blend the yogurt with the fried onions and a tsp of cumin powder.
  10. Add the yogurt mixture to the chicken, stir well till all the chicken is coated and cover and cook till chicken is completely done (the oil will rise to the top when the curry is ready).
  11. Stir in ginger, nutmeg and garam masala.
  12. cover and turn off heat after 10 minutes.
  13. stir in almonds for garnish before serving.
  14. serve hot with naans.
Most Helpful

Thanks for a great recipe. My family loved the qorma.

sammymahmood July 25, 2012