Shahi Murg Korma – Chicken in Rich Nuts Based Sauce

Shahi Murg Korma – Chicken in Rich Nuts Based Sauce


For Marination:

Chicken(I used leg piece)
Onion bulb onion grated
Green chili 1 minced
Ginger-garlic paste 1/2 spoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Pepper powder 1/2 spoon
Coriander powder 1/2 spoon
Cumin powder 1/2 spoon
Garam masala powder 1/2 spoon.

Onion grated
Tomato 2 pureed
Cardamon 6
Bay leaves 2
Almonds 15 – paste
Ghee for frying
Cilantro leaves few.


In a shallow pan, heat ghee and throw in the whole spices. Add onions and tomatoes, fry real good, once it is aromatic, add the marinated chicken. Cover and cook.

Further add almond paste, continue cooking. Once oil shows up on the top, add the chopped cilantro leaves, remove from heat.

Serve warm to go with your chappathis or rotis.


21 Responses so far.

  1. yummy and declious n rich n creamy chicken dish….tempting pics

  2. Hey Malar.. This looks so good. I can’t imagine how you must have managed to do that no non-veg stint a while back.. you cook such good non-veg dishes! :) Very good for us that you are back to making chicken! :)

  3. very easy to prepare but very tasty recipe…thanks for sharing and this luks very rich and creamy.

  4. Nitha says:

    Wow.. Thick and rich gravy.. Looks great..

  5. AshKuku says:

    Very very delicious & tempting to be savored with rotis…… Yum!!!!


  6. Happy Cook says:

    This is such a beautiful, creamy and delicious looking chicken curry. Bookmarking them.

  7. Wow malar, the Kurma looks absolutely yuuuuummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy,

  8. Priya says:

    Very rich and creamy chicken kurma, looks fabulous..

  9. Priti says:

    Looks delicious…yummy recipe..

  10. looks very rich and nice the colour of the gravy:)

  11. Asha says:

    Love the nutty gravy and chicken, now you are talking!! ;D

    See you in July, enjoy the Summer.

  12. GEETHA ACHAL says:

    looks so tempting…nice recipe….

  13. divya says:

    yummy and delicious n rich n creamy chicken dish….tempting pics

  14. Aparna says:

    very nice presentation ..very much inviting tooo

  15. Soma Pradhan says:

    Chicken cooked with almonds…Sounds yummy…

  16. Rina says:

    Perfect chicken curry with creamy gravy..ready to dig in..

  17. no words yarr.. its looks so perfect.. i think i will come to ur place instead of going to any restaurant..really special chicken malar

  18. Sridevi says:

    WOw!! Delicious and rich gravy like to have it with rice..Very nice.

  19. Malar Gandhi says:

    Dear SS,

    Hmmmm…it was very hard to practice veg-alone diet. So planned to eat meat once in a while, I reduced the portion plus frequency, well…so far doing very well:)


    You are welcome anytime rey:)


    Have a wonderful vacation…me too right now at Canada, just a week of vacation tho’ finally got to see Niagara falls:)

  20. sangee vijay says:

    Hi malar
    Yesterday I tried this almond based chicken gravy for dinner…the curry was so yummy n v all liked it…thanx for the recipe…

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