Chicken Korma – A Delicious and Intriguing Indian Dish –

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January 31, 2023
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The samosa shop Indian cuisine restaurant Chicken korma

Of the many different popular Indian dishes, chicken korma is an instant favorite. This dish is prepared with chicken, spices, and a creamy sauce. Served with rice or your choice of naan, chicken korma is a delicious and hearty dish that is sure to please everyone.

Chicken korma can be prepared in many different ways including with heavy cream, coconut milk, yogurt, or tomato sauce. There are also many different spices that can be used, including cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and cumin which adds to the flavor. Other ingredients include onions, tomatoes, garlic, and ginger. Try some chicken korma from The Samosa Shop today!

The preparation of Chicken Korma

In order to make chicken korma, gather all of the necessary ingredients.

The next step is to heat a medium-sized pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook until browned, about 4 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.

Reduce the heat to medium and add the onion, garlic, and ginger. Cook until the onion is softened, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, cream, cumin, coriander, garam masala, turmeric, pepper, salt, and sugar. Stir to combine.

Return the chicken to the pot and simmer until cooked through about 15 minutes. Serve over steamed rice or with naan.

Why is Chicken marinated for Korma?

Marinating chicken for chicken korma is essential for flavor and texture. Chicken unlike red meat cooks faster and doesn’t get enough time to soak up all the flavor while cooking. Marinating chicken produces a flavourful and succulent dish.

What to serve with Chicken Korma

Typically kormas are served with bread, naan, or lachcha paratha but we can serve it with rice also.

Chicken Korma can be made healthy using less oil, and ghee. It is high in protein and vitamins. It is also low in fat and calories. If you are in the mood for something wholesome then it is a great option.

Chicken Korma Pro Tips –

1. Using bone-in chicken makes a more flavourful gravy.

2. Marinating the chicken is optional. It is just done to tenderize the meat.

3. A korma gets its creamy texture from yogurt and nut paste. The traditional Korma recipe doesn’t use any starch to thicken the curry.

4. Frying the onions evenly is key to getting the perfect aroma in this dish.

5. If you have a nut allergy, skip the nuts in the recipe and add more yogurt or heavy cream. 

The Samosa Shop is the best Indian cuisine restaurant in Edmonton and is known for its delicious and authentic dishes. The restaurant specializes in traditional Indian street food, such as samosas, chaat, and pav bhaji. The prices are very reasonable I highly recommend The Samosa Shop for a delicious and unique dining experience.

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