Thursday, 16 May 2013

Chicken korma




       Chicken korma

Serves : 2 persons

Ingredients:

Chicken (Boneless) – 300 gm. (cut into 1.5 inch cubes)
Cashew nuts (paste)– ¼ cup.
Yogurt – ½ cup.
Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
Green chili paste – 2 nos.
Coriander powder – 1 tsp.
Salt – to taste.
White oil – 1 tbsp.
Bay leaf – 1 nos.
Cloves – 3 – 4 nos.
Green Cardamoms – 3-4 nos.
Garam  masala powder – ½ tsp(green & black cardamoms cloves ,cinnamon sticks dry roasted and  grind to powder powder ).
White pepper powder – ¼ tsp.
Fresh cream – 11/2 tbsp.
Fresh coriander – chopped (for garnishing)

Method:
 


1.       Soak the cashew nuts in 3/4th cup of water for half an hour. Grind to a smooth paste.
2.       In a mixing bowl beat yogurt well with ginger – garlic paste, green chili  , chili powder,  coriander powder and salt. Marinate chicken in this mixture for half an hour.
3.       Heat a pan with oil, put bay leaf, cloves and cardamoms in it.
4.       When it begin to crackle, add marinated chicken and cook in low flame with cover.
5.   After 5 -7 minutes open the lid and add cashew nut paste and white pepper powder .
6.       Cover & cook on medium heat till  the chicken is tender.
7.       When done and oil is floated on it mix fresh cream well & off the gas.
8.       Serve hot , garnished with fresh chopped coriander .





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