Chicken korma is an traditional Indian recipe which provides a good source of protein, calcium and vitamins and also makes a healthy lunch/dinner option.
Soak 5 cashew nuts, 1/2 tbsp khas khas, 5 peeled almond and blend into a paste.
Deep fry 1/8th cup julienne cut onions and blend it into paste.
In 50 gms chicken, add 1 tsp red chilly powder, 1/4th tsp salt, 1/4th tsp garam masala powder, 1/4th cup curd and marinate for 30 min.
Puree 1/4th cup diced tomato and keep aside.
In a kadhai, heat 1/2 tbsp ghee.
Add whole spices like 2 green elaichis,, 2 black peppercorns, and 1/2 a stick of cinnamon and saute well.
Then, add 1/2 tsp jeera , marinated chicken, prepared fried onion paste and the nut paste.
Season with 1/4th tsp salt and mix well.
Then, add pureed tomato and mix well again.
Add 1/2 tsp red chilly powder, 1/8th tsp haldi, and mix well.
Add sufficient water and mix again.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook until the chicken is tender.
Serve hot with rice.