Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma

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"This is an Indian chicken recipe my mom makes. I love it! Serve with rice or naan bread."


50 m servings 335 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 21g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 37.6 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 1058 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook cinnamon sticks, cloves, and cardamom seeds in hot oil for three minutes. Stir in onion and garlic, and cook until soft. Cut each chicken breast half into 4 pieces, and add to skillet; cook for about 5 to 8 minutes.
  2. Season with salt, red pepper flakes, coriander, and cumin. Stir in the tomato sauce and water. Continue cooking for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in buttermilk, and cook for 5 to 8 minutes. Just before serving, mix in the parsley.
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  1. 35 Ratings


Made this for my Indian Husband and his friend one night. It was not what I expected. There was no flavor at all. it was very bland, Indian food is not suppose to be bland/

First, this is not a korma. That said, it's a quite good tomato-based Indian dish, very much like the Indian Tomato Chicken recipe on this site. (For reference, this dish is faster to prepare ...

This was pretty easy and tasty. I made it with a friend; neither of us had ever made an Indian dish before but it turned out well (we just forgot to add the parsley). It was different from any o...

Tastes good, but the spices need to be doubled. Also, Indian food is never garnished with parsley. Coriander leaves aka cilantro is used.

Due to reviewer comments, I decided to cook the dish differently to absorb more flavor. I sauteed according to instruction and cut the chicken into 2 in cubes and added tomato sauce to the croc...

"Authentic" korma or not, I thought this was delicious! I wasn't sure if I was supposed to leave the whole spices in the oil during the whole cooking time, or take them out before adding onion....

This korma recipe is not at all tasty! It does not do any justice for the chicken korma. Pakistani food is filled with more flavor and you can taste the spices in the chicken because you marinat...

My korma turned out great except that I needed to add almost twice the recommended seasonings. That could just be my taste...I agree that marinating or simmering longer improves the flavour

This is a favorite! I like to make it just with veggies, for my vegetarian friends.