Saffron Chicken Korma

Recipe by eatrealfood
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Clean and prepare chicken by removing excess fat.
  • Blend ginger and garlic pastes, nuts, and water until smooth.
  • Heat ghee.
  • Fry onions and then add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, coriander powder, jeera powder, chili powder, garam masala and cumin seeds.
  • Fry untill they darken and sputter.
  • Add cashew-garlic mixture prepared previously and let cook for 5-6 minutes.
  • Now add chicken, mixing to ensure it is coated properly with spices.
  • Reduce heat, add salt, and allow to cook for 20-25 minutes.
  • Beat the yoghurt and add in small amounts while cooking on medium heat.
  • When chicken is tender and well-cooked, stir in cream, saffron and cilantro (hint: warm cream till tepid and dissolve saffron in it first, then pour).
  • Allow to simmer for a further 5-8 minutes.
  • Goes well with basmati rice.
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