Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Korma/ Qorma


Rate this recipe 2.7/5 (6 Votes)


  • 1 chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 -3 onions
  • 6-8 green cardamoms
  • 1/4 piece nutmeg
  • 6-8 cloves
  • 2-3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp leveled salt
  • 1 tsp kewra water
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • julienne ginger for garnishing


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cut onions into thin slices. Heat oil and fry the sliced onions until golden brown. Remove the onions with a slotted spoon and place on paper-lined plate. Let it cool. Grind the fried onions, green cardamom, nutmeg, cinnamon sticks and cloves. Mix it with yoghurt and keep it aside.

Step 2

In the same oil fry ginger & garlic paste, add chicken and fry until all water dries up. Add salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder and 1/4 cup water. Let it simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.

Step 3

Add the yoghurt mixture into the chicken. Cook for 5 minutes or until the mixture becomes thick.

Step 4

When oil starts to float on top add kewra water. Garnish with julienne ginger.

Step 5

Serve with sheermal or taftan.


You'll also love

Chef Tips and Tricks

VIDEO: Chicken Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas are the perfect, last-minute family dinner!


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

Review this recipe

Korma/ Qorma Onion pakoda