Mughlai Chicken korma/shahi mughlai Chicken

A rich and creamy chicken flavoured with spices is highly divine in taste.
This royal dish can easily bring in a lot of praises for you in any gathering of yours.
Easy to make yet highly shahi this is everyones favourite-Shahi Mughlai Chicken!!!



  1. Chicken -500gms
  2. Onion-1/medium /Diced
  3. Curd-1/2cup
  4. Tomato-2/puree
  5. Cream-1/2cup
  6. Milk-1/2cup
  7. Oil-3tbspn
  8. Cashews-10-12
  9. Ginger garlic paste-4tsp
  10. Red chilly powder-2tsp
  11. Coriander powder-3tsp
  12. Garam masala-11/2tsp
  13. Chaat masala-1tsp
  14. Salt to taste
  15. Fenugreek leaves-2tsp
  16. Green chilly:2-3

Recipe for marination:

  • Put chicken pieces in a bowl and add ginger garlic paste 2tsp +salt+red chilly powder+curd.
  • Refrigerate like this for an hour .


  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil and add cashews and after a minute add onions and saute till it turns golden brown .Set it aside then and let it cool.
  2. Then make a smooth paste of this onion and cashew by adding very little water.
  3. Now take out the marinated chicken and cook it in a pan on low medium heat without adding any water .
  4. Cook until all the water from the curd and juices of the chicken dries up completely and chicken is also a littke cooked.
  5. Now in a kadhai ,heat 2 tablespoon of oil and add rest of ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  6. Add tomato puree ,milk and coriander powder and mix well and cook for 3-4 mins
  7. Then add the cooking cream,chaat masala and onion cashew paste and add the chicken pieces .
  8. Add a little water enough to cook chicken pieces and cover the lid for around 15-20 mins on low medium flame .
  9. After around 20 mins open the lid and add green chillies and fenugreek leaves. 
  10. Cover and cook for another 10-15 mins but on a very low flame until oil oozes out completely and surfaces the chicken
  11. Now mughlai chicken is ready .Serve with naan or chapati and enjoy 

Author: soniabarton

A Dubai based blogger luv cooking makeup n travelling and a lot of other fun stuff lyk Dubsmashing, exploring gagdets and gaming(playstation)

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