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Chicken Khurma Recipe

Chicken Khurma is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 lb. - chicken, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 2 - onions, medium (chopped)
  • 3 - green chillies, big, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1/4 cup - coconut, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seed powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp - Saunf
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala items (cloves - 1, Cinnamon stick - 1, Bay Leaf - 1)
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander leaves (cilantro)
  • How to Make Chicken Khurma:

    1. Grind the ginger, saunf and green chillies with half the onions (with a little water) and set aside.
    2. Grind the grated coconut with some water and set aside.
    3. In a pan, heat oil and add the garam masala items and then the rest of the onions.
    4. Saute the onions for a while.
    5. Then, add the chillies-ginger-onion paste and saute.
    6. Then, add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin seed powder and salt.
    7. Fry this mixture for a while maybe adding a little bit of water.
    8. Then, add the chicken pieces and some water and cover the pan with a lid and allow to cook for 1/2 hour-1 hour (or until chicken is done).
    9. When the chicken is cooked, stir in the coconut paste with some water and bring to a boil.
    10. Add the coriander leaves for garnishing.
    11. Goes well with rice and rotis.


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