Indian Chicken Korma Recipe

Indian Chicken Korma Recipe

How To Make Indian Chicken Korma

Tender chicken in creamy and flavorful curry sauce seasoned with a special blend of spices. This Indian chicken korma recipe is delighful weekend dinner.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 6chicken thighsboneless and skinless
  • 2tbsptomato paste
  • 1tbspfresh gingerpeeled
  • 2garlic cloves
  • 1tbspgaram masala
  • ¼tspred peppercrushed
  • ½tsppaprika
  • 1tspcardamomground
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ½tspturmeric
  • ½cupalmonds
  • ¾cupGreek yogurt
  • 1tbspcanola oil
  • 3tbspbutter
  • 1yellow oniondiced
  • ¼cupheavy cream


  1. Cut the chicken thighs into small 1 ½ to 2 inch chunks and put them in a large bowl.

  2. Add the tomato paste, ginger, garlic, garam masala, crushed red pepper, paprika, cardamom, salt, turmeric, and almonds into a food processor on high speed until completely smooth.

  3. Add the mixture to the bowl with the chicken along with the yogurt and mix well.

  4. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.

  5. Add the canola oil and butter to a large cast iron skillet or heavy skillet on medium high heat.

  6. Add the onions and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until just caramelized.

  7. Add in the chicken and cook for 12 to 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

  8. Add the heavy cream to the skillet and mix well, cooking for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.


  • Calories: 978.93kcal
  • Fat: 77.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 24.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.61g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 31.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.82g
  • Fiber: 3.81g
  • Sugar: 5.37g
  • Protein: 56.98g
  • Cholesterol: 334.17mg
  • Sodium: 568.32mg
  • Calcium: 142.88mg
  • Potassium: 910.37mg
  • Iron: 3.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 214.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.64mg
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