Chicken: Chicken Korma (Indian Style Chicken)

posted by Becky 02-19-102 6:43 PM

Chicken Korma (Indian Style Chicken)

2 1/2 lb. cut-up chicken
2 c. yogurt
3 cloves garlic
2 medium onions, chopped
1 tsp. paprika
2 tsp. fresh ginger, chopped
2 tsp. peanut or sunflower oil
2 tsp. ground coriander
1/2 tsp. ground chili
1 tsp. cumin
seeds of 2 peeled cardamom pod
1 tsp. poppy seed
1 tsp. turmeric
1 bay leaf
2 Tbsp. fresh coriander, chopped

Place chicken in bowl and marinate in yogurt, 1 clove garlic, half an onion, paprika, ginger, salt and pepper for a few hours.

Heat oil in large heavy casserole; gently saute remaining onion and garlic for 1 minute. Remove and set aside.

Add to casserole the corriander, chili, cumin, cardamom seeds, poppy seed and turmeric. Fry for a few minutes. Add the chicken, pour enough water to cover and add remaining marinade. Return onion and garlic with bay leaf. Simmer 45 minutes or until chicken is tender. Sprinkle with fresh corriander and serve.

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