Murgh Korma Recipe - Boneless chicken pieces cooked in rich gravy.

This recipe is from the book Microwave Cooking Made Easy.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken, Cashewnuts

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Chicken

Murgh Korma

Murgh Korma Recipe - How to make Murgh Korma


Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 600 grams

  • Cashewnuts 1/2 cup

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Green cardamoms 4-5

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • White pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1/3 cup

  • Fresh coriander sprigs chopped a few


Step 1

Soak the cashewnuts in three quarter cup water for half an hour. Grind to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Whisk the yogurt with ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Marinate the chicken in this for half an hour. Place the oil, bayleaf, cloves and cardamoms in a microwave bowl and cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for one minute.

Step 3

Add the marinated chicken, two tablespoons water and cook, covered on Microwave HIGH (100%) for five minutes. Mix in cashewnut paste, garam masala powder and white pepper powder. Cover and cook on Microwave MEDIUM (70%) for eight minutes till chicken is tender.

Step 4

Stir in cream and serve hot garnished with coriander.

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