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Chicken Kurma Recipe

Chicken Kurma is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Friday, 10 October, 2014
Category :
NonVegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 kilo Chicken
  • 10 Almonds
  • 10 Cashewnuts
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 6 black pepper Corns
  • 21/2 tsp black pepper powder (adjust to your taste)
  • 1/2 bunch corrainder leaves
  • 1 cup grated Coconut
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Khus Khus (poppy seeds)
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Yoghurt
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 4 pods Garlic
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • How to Make Chicken Kurma:

    1. Cut chicken into bite size pieces. Wash throughly. Drain
    2. To yoghurt add pepper powder, turmeric, ginger/garlic paste & garam masala. Mix well with chicken pieces & marinate for 30 min
    3. Chop onions and tomatoes
    4. Dry roast in a heated heavy bottomed pan 1 onion, grated coconut and khus khus till you get the smell of roasted coconut. Allow to cool
    5. Blend the above roasted mix with corrainder leaves and tomatoes. Keep this mix aside
    6. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan add chopped onions and salt, saute for couple of minutes
    7. Add the marinated chicken, bay leaves cover and cook on low flame for 15 minutes. Add the coconut and khus khus gravy leave it for another 25 minutes
    8. Crush the pepper corns coarsely and spread over the kurma
    9. Serve with naan, any roti or curd rice


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