How to make Murgh Chaandi Korma -

Rich creamy preparation garnish with silver varg

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Silver warq (चाँदी का वर्क )

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Murgh Chaandi Korma

Murgh Chaandi Korma Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Murgh Chaandi Korma Recipe

  • Chicken 800 grams

  • Silver warq for garnish

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Fresh cream 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Rose petals crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Almonds blanched and peeled 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions 1-2 large pinch

  • Almonds for garnish 5-6

  • Pistachios 5-6 for garnish

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 5-6

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 6-7

  • Pistachios drained 2 tablespoons

  • Yogurt whisked 1 cup

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Water Warm 1 cup


Step 1

Clean, wash and cut chicken into twelve to fifteen pieces. Peel, wash and finely chop onion. Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies.

Step 2

Peel, wash ginger, garlic and grind to a fine paste along with chopped green chillies. Soak almonds and pistachios in one cup warm water for ten minutes, drain and peel. Reserve three to four almonds for garnish and grind the remaining to a fine paste. Slice the reserved almonds and pistachio nuts. Whisk yogurt with half cup water till smooth.

Step 3

Heat oil in a deep pan, add sliced onions and sauté till it turns light golden brown. Add the ginger, garlic, green chilli paste and stir-fry for two minutes. Stir in the almond paste, grated khoya and one cup of warm water. Reduce heat and cook for ten to fifteen minutes, stirring frequently. Add chicken pieces and whisked yogurt.

Step 4

Cook covered on medium heat for eight to ten minutes, stirring occasionally. Add white pepper powder and salt. Stir well and simmer for three to four minutes more or until the chicken is completely cooked. Add fresh cream, green cardamom powder and lightly crushed rose petals. Stir well and simmer for two minutes.

Step 5

Garnish with silver varq, almond and pistachio slices and serve hot.

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