Showing posts with label CURRIES. Show all posts
Showing posts with label CURRIES. Show all posts

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Korma or Qorma is a meat dish (chicken, mutton and beef).  It is rich in spices, blend with yoghurt and cream and add some nuts (almond, cashew nuts and coconut powder and other nuts).  All these ingredients make it a Shahi (Mughali) dish rather than a everyday curry and prove its roots in the Mughal Cuisine.  Now there are so many different types of korma recipes.


1.  Oil: 3-4 tablespoon
2.  Chicken:  1 kg
3.  Onion:  2 (brown & crushed).
4.  Yoghurt:  300g
5.  Green cardamom:  5-6
6.  Clove:  5-6
7.  Black pepper whole:  5-6
8.  Almonds:  1 cup blanched and peeled (make paste from half cup almonds and half cup for decoration). or can use almond powder 2 tablespoon.
9.  Deggi Red Chilli powder:  1 tablespoon.
10.  Corriander powder:  1 tablespoon.
11.  Green cardamom powder: 1/4 teaspoon.
12.  Garam masala powder:  1 teaspoon.
13.  Mace powder: 1/4 teaspoon. .
14:  Nutmeg powder:  1/4 teaspoon
15:  kewra water:  1 tablespoon
16.  Ginger:  1 tablespoon (julien cutting) for garnishing


  1. Fry the onions in hot oil till brown then crushed and take it out from the pan.
  2.  Heat the oil and add 5-6 green cardamom, 5-6 cloves, 5-6 black peppercorn.
  3. Add chicken and ginger and garlic paste, salt, degi red chilli powder and corriander powder and fry it on high flame.
  4. Now slow the flame and let it cook and cover it for 10 minutes. It will cook in its own water but if required can add a little water.
  5. Blend brown onion with yoghurt and almond powder in a blender and add this mixture in chicken.
  6. When chicken get tender, and oil seperates then can add a little water to get a required consistency  and add nutmeg and mace powder, garam masala powder and green cardamom powder and leave on slow flame for 5-7 minutes.
  7. When it completely cooks, turn off the stove and add kewra water.
  8. Serve with naan and zeera rice.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Meatball Curry/Koftay ka Salan

1.  Mince/keema (lamb, mutton, chicken)
     Make mince from thigh piece, without fat.  1/2 kg
2.  Brown onion: 1
3.  Onion:  1
4.  Desiccated coconut:  2tbs
5.  Salt: 1 tsp
6.  Red chilli powder:  1 tsp
7.  Ginger paste: 1 tsp
8.  Garlic paste:  1 tsp
9.  Almond powder:  1 tbs

7.  turmeric powder:  1/4 tsp