Korma

Ingredients

675 grams chicken breast, skinned, or leg of lamb
1/2 cup cashew nuts and/or almonds
1 cup pureed onion
1 tablespoon each crushed garlic and ginger
75 mls natural yoghurt
4 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil
2 teaspoons garam masala
1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves
spices for frying:
2 whole green cardemom
1 whole brown cardemom
1 teaspoon whiteb cumin seeds
3 bay leaves
1 tsp turmeric

Preparation

1
Cut the chicken or meat into 1 inch cubes then bake in oven at 190C/375F/Gas 5 for 15 minutes. Whilst it is baking put nuts puree and yoghurt into a blender and make into a paste adding a little water if needed.
2
Heat the oil and fry the spices for 2 minutes add the paste and stir fry for 10 minutes on a low heat.
3
Add the chicken or meat and any juices stir well and simmer for a further 10 minutes for the chicken and about 20 minutes for the lamb.
4
Add the cream most of the fresh coriander and garam masala simmering for 5 more minutes garnish with the rest of the coriander.

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About

The mildest of all curries, native to the South Asia. Serve over rice or with rotis or naan.

Yield:

4.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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