Chicken Korma In Coconut Milk

Chicken Korma In Coconut Milk

Chicken Korma in Coconut Milk is a rich and flavorful Indian dish made with tender chicken cooked in a creamy and aromatic coconut milk-based sauce. It is a popular dish that combines spices, yogurt, and coconut milk to create a delicious curry.


  • 500 grams boneless chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or ghee
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • Salt, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


  1. Heat the oil or ghee in a large pan or skillet over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until it becomes golden brown.
  2. Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the pan and sauté for an additional minute until fragrant.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the ground coriander, ground cumin, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well to make a spice blend.
  4. Add the spice blend to the pan and stir it into the onion mixture, allowing the spices to toast for a minute.
  5. Add the chicken pieces to the pan and cook until they are lightly browned on all sides.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and add the coconut milk to the pan. Stir well to combine the coconut milk with the spices and chicken.
  7. Cover the pan and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  8. In a separate bowl, whisk the plain yogurt until smooth. Gradually add the whisked yogurt to the pan, stirring continuously to incorporate it into the sauce.
  9. Season with salt to taste and simmer for an additional 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  10. Remove the pan from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
  11. Serve the Chicken Korma in Coconut Milk hot with steamed rice, naan bread, or roti.

Chicken Korma in Coconut Milk is a creamy and aromatic dish that pairs well with various Indian breads or rice. The combination of spices and coconut milk creates a flavorful and indulgent curry that is sure to be enjoyed by anyone who loves Indian cuisine.

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