Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Chicken Qorma/ Chicken Kurma

This is simple and tasty version of Kurma.....


  • 1&1/2cup Sliced onions
  • 1Tomato(diced)
  • 2lb.Chicken
  • 4tsp.Oil
  • 1tsp.Jeera
  • 1tsp.Mustard
  • 2tsp.Red chilli powder
  • 1/4tsp.Turmeric powder
  • 2Bay leaves
  • 2green Chillies
  • 1spring curry leaves
  • 2tsp.Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for Masala:

  • 2tsp.Cashews
  • 2tsp.Coconut(shredded)
  • 1tsp.Fennel seeds
  • 1tsp.Dhania powder
  • 5Cloves Garlic
  • 2'' Ginger root
  • 3Cloves
  • 2Cardamom
  • 2''Cinnamon stick
  • 1/4tsp.Mace
  • 1/2Anistar flower
  • 1/4tsp.Shajeera

grin all the above ingredients to fine paste by adding required water and keep it aside.


  • Add 2tsp.oil in a pan,once hot, add chicken, salt and turmeric powder and fry on medium high for 5min., then remove the chicken and keep it aside. In the same pan add remaining oil, once hot add jeera, mustard, allow it to sizzle, then add sliced onions, curry leaves and fry till the onions are translucent, then add tomato and fry til its pulped up, now add the ground paste and fry till the oil separates from the masala or for about 15min. on medium heat, then add the fried chicken, 2cups of water, bay leaves, slitted green chillies, adjust the seasoning and cook it until the chicken is totally cooked and the curry is thick in consistenc, garnish with coriander will go good with Biryani, rice or roti.

17 yummies:

Priya said...

Wow i did chicken kurma for our lunch today..tempting chicken kurma..

kothiyavunu said...

oooh!!!chicken kurma looks sooooo delicious!!!
Wanna grab it now and can finish off within seconds..hmmm!!!!

shahana said...

really getting the aroma till here

SE(Denufood) said...

looks to have it with nan..tastes gr8

Malar Gandhi said...

Chicken kurma looks too good, like them with chappathis.

Nandini said...

Frying the chicken first is new to me. Very tasty chicken korma, very good side dish for roti & biryani:)

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe prasu, thanks for sharing and it looks yummy as well...

AshKuku said...

My Lovely Chicken.......


Tina said...

Wow perfect with hot rice or appams...Really very tempting and mouthwatering kurma. Yummyyyyyyy.

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

love anything with chicken..this kurma looks creamy and yummy..

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Thanks for the comment dear..u too have a great space with delicious recipe..the chicken kurma looks mouth-watering..anything cooked with chicken,eggplants are my sign in as a follower too..I'm following urs.

Sarah Naveen said...

OOh...yummy chicken kurma..Love to have it now with some appams...Yummyyyyy

Viki's Kitchen said...

Chicken kurma has come out very rich n perfect. Wanna have it with my lunch:)

Gulmohar said...

so drooling here :-)

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear prasu
This is a nice dish... Mustard and cumin in seasoning of Kurma..Hmmm..must try this soon.
Happy cooking

my kitchen said...

Tempting chicken,looks yummy

homecooked said...

Love the colour of the kurma! Looks yummy!

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