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Zafarani Chicken Korma

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Zafrani chicken korma is a chicken special and savory chicken preparation flavored with mace powder and a medley of mixed spices. The zafrani chicken korma is a heavy bodied dish that can be served with rice or rotis and is cooked with almond paste.
  Chicken 800 Gram, cut into 8-10 pieces
  Cloves 6
  Peppercorns 8
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Black cardamoms 4 , crushed
  Green cardamoms 4 , crushed
  Bay leaves 2
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Onions 250 Gram
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace powder 1 Pinch
  Thick curd 400 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Saffron 2 Pinch
  Lukewarm milk 2 Tablespoon
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Almond paste 2 Tablespoon

Clean and wash the chicken.
Prick all over with a fork/ knife.
Grind the onions with just enough water to a paste.
Heat ghee, in a 2 litre deep dish on 100% power for 1:00 minute.
Add the cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, nutmeg, mace, bay leaves, black cardamoms, green cardamoms and cumin seeds and microwave on 100% power for l:00minute.
Add the ground onion paste and microwave on 100% power for 9:00 minutes till golden brown and dry.
Stir 2-3 times during cooking Add lightly beaten curd, salt, red chilli powder, almond paste and turmeric powder.
Mix and add the saffron dissolved in 2 tbsp'of milk.
Mix well and microwave on 100% power for 2:30 minutes.
Add the chicken pieces.
Mix and microwave on 100% power for 9:00 minutes. Stir 2-3 times during cooking.
Allow to stand covered with an aluminum foil for 10-15 minutes before serving

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Zafarani Chicken Korma Recipe