Watch: Murgh Shahi Korma Recipe – A Rich And Creamy Chicken Curry You’ll Love


Give us chicken in any form and we’ll have it to our heart’s content. But if it is cooked in creamy gravy, it’s always better for us. Butter chicken is everyone’s favourite for the same reason. But it’s not just butter chicken that offers chicken in its most mushy, smooth form; there are many other recipes out there to try. Here is one of the best ones – murgh shahi korma. The name of the dish screams out loud how rich it must be. Murgh Shahi Korma is all about creaminess – from coconut, milk, cream and cashews. Whether you are having guests over or just want to treat your family with unique chicken curry, this belter of a recipe will always be of huge help.

The highlight of this dish is cashew nut paste, which makes the gravy dense, velvety and oh-so-delicious. The paste is made of cashew nuts, milk, desiccated coconut and khus khus (poppy seeds). A dollop of cream levels it up even further. Have this shahi chicken with roti, naan, paratha or even rice. You’ll love it any which way.

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Murgh Shahi Korma Recipe: How To Make Murgh Shahi Korma

The ingredients are many but the process is very easy. To make this recipe, start with making cashew nut paste by soaking milk and cashew nuts together for about half an hour. Then, mix with desiccated coconut and khus khus, and grind to make a smooth paste. Roast chicken along with onion paste and green chillies in ghee, add salt and spices, mix cashew nut paste, top with cream, and finally garnish with coriander leaves.

This shahi chicken is definitely worth trying. We are sure your loved ones will love you for serving it to them. Watch the complete recipe video of murgh shahi korma in the header. For the text recipe, click here.


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