Nilgiri Korma
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published May 7, 2008 Cooking Time 15 Minutes
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 15 Minutes
Description: Nilgiri chicken Korma in nicely cooked with succulent pieces of chicken  cooked delicately in spices and coconut paste

Recipe of Nilgiri Korma

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Chicken 700 Grams
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Red Chilli Powder (Optional) 0.5 Teaspoons
Salt 1 To Taste
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 Tablespoons
Corriander Powder 1 Tablespoons
Hing 1 Pinch
Turmeric 1 Pinch
Onion Chopped 1 Numbers
Cumin Seeds 0.5 Teaspoons
Bay Leaves 2 Numbers
Carddamam 4 Numbers
Cinaman 1 Stricks
Cloves 4 Numbers
Coconut Power 1.5 Tablespoons
Poppy Seeds 1 Tablespoons
Green Chillies 4 Numbers
Curry Leaves 4 Springs
Mint 1 Cup
Coriander 1 Cup


  1. Roast poppy seeds and add coconut paste.
  2. In oil add whole garam masala, mustard seedsWhen mustard seeds crackle add cumin seeds and chopped onions
  3. Add pinch of salt to tasteAdd pinch of hing, turmeric and ginger garlic pasteAdd poppy seed and coconut paste, and cookBlend all the greens (Coriander Leaves, Green Chilliesa and Curry Leaves) Add chilli powder, coriander powder and the green masala pasteWhen oil slightly oozes out add chicken and cook for fifteen minutes
Posted May 7, 2008

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Allen Mar 27, 2012
What is hing? Also what is the ratio for the garlic ginger paste?

Rosetta Jun 23, 2011
This was excellent .I loved it.Thanks!

Deepa Jan 31, 2009
Thanks for the wonderful Recipe .... My husband & his friends family really enjoyed it & even she wants to try it out :)...........It taste very very good.

Steve G Aug 9, 2008
I really appreciate the recap at the end of the recipe, it makes it much quicker when I cooked the dish. It came out great.

Molly Jul 20, 2008
The recipie and the ingredients donot match. The recipie calls for coconut paste and you have given coconut power. Do we have to make coconut past with the powder?could you please correct it and repost it please. I really want to make it.

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