Chicken Kurma | Easy Chicken Recipe

chicken kurma

This is the one which i made to accomplish the chickpeas pulao which  i made one Sunday.It was mild spicy,tasty  and easy to make though the ingredients lists long.Thank you priya for the recipe.

Recipe source: Cook like priya
Preparation time: 10 mins
cooking time: under 30 mins
Serves-2 to 3


To marinate:

  • Chicken-1\2 kg
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp
  • salt-1\2 tsp

To grind:

1st batch

  • Ginger-1 inch
  • garlic -5 pods
  • green chilly-1

2nd batch

  • Grated coconut-1\3 cup
  • poppy seeds- 1 tsp

3rd batch

  • Cinnamon-1inch piece
  • cardamon-3
  • cloves-3
  • fennel seeds-1\2 tsp
  • cumin seeds-1\2 tsp
  • Bay leaf-1

Other ingredients:

  • Onion-1 big chopped
  • Tomato-1,pureed
  • Red chilly powder-1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1\2 tsp
  • Jeera powder-1\4 tsp
  • oil-2 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • coriander  leaves- to garnish


1.Clean the chicken well and marinate it with turmeric powder and salt for 1\2 an hour.Grind each batches and keep ready.

2.Heat oil in a thick bottom pan(i used my cooker),add the powdered spice of batch 3 and saute for few seconds and then add onion ,saute till it becomes  translucent.

3.Then add in batch 1 and cook till raw smell goes.Then add pureed tomato  ,cook for a while.Add in all dry powder except garam masala and ground coconut.Add some water and cook for while.

4.Then add in the marinate chicken pieces and cook till oil separates on top.Lastly add garam masala ,chopped leaves and close for the flavour to mix in.

chicken kurma

Serve hot with your favourite main dish.We had it with  chick peas pulao.


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  2. :)yummy babi and am also today with chicken dear

  3. Simple yet delicious kurma....looks tempting

  4. flavorful chicken kurma.. You are tempting me now :)


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