Chicken Khurma

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

  • Grind the ginger, saunf and green chillies with half the onions (with a little water) and set aside.
  • Grind the grated coconut with some water and set aside.
  • In a pan, heat oil and add the garam masala items and then the rest of the onions.
  • Saute the onions for a while.
  • Then, add the chillies-ginger-onion paste and saute.
  • Then, add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin seed powder and salt.
  • Fry this mixture for a while maybe adding a little bit of water.
  • 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).
  • When the chicken is cooked, stir in the coconut paste with some water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the coriander leaves for garnishing.
  • Goes well with rice and rotis.