The Murghlai dynasty with its Persian and Turkish roots had great influence on Indian cuisines as we know it in this country and korma was a special royal dish. My Bhaji Man Chicken Korma is more flavoursome than the bland take-away version, but is still mild-medium in its spiciness. This special recipe includes tomatoes and ground almonds to give the final creamy dish an authentic balance of richness and depth of flavour.
20 minutes to prepare and 50 minutes to cook
Spices and herbs in kit: Black cumin seeds cardamom seeds,garam masala contains (ground coriander, cumin, ginger, cassia, black pepper & cloves ), Chilli powder, Ginger powder, Bay leaves, whole cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick – are blended to produce a mild spice curry which takes 20 minutes to prepare and 50 minutes to cook.
The Chicken Korma Curry Kit contains a wonderful combination of exotic spices and herbs, all weighed out, chopped, ground and blended to our own special secret recipe, and designed to produce the wonderful flavours and aromas of traditional Eastern cuisine at its very best.
Step-by-step preparation and cooking instructions:
Step 1: Finely chop the onions plus peel and crush the garlic.
Step 2: Cut chicken into 2.5cm/1 inch sized pieces
Step 3: Chop tomatoes roughly. (If fresh, carefully skin tomatoes by scoring an ‘X’ on base, covering with boiling water for 20 seconds, cool under running cold water tap and peel.)
Step 4: Bring 50ml of water to a simmer
Step 1: Heat the oil in a deep frying pan over a medium heat, empty in the contents of Bhaji Man Sachet 1 and fry for 2 minutes, gently stirring. Add in the chopped onions and continue to fry, stirring frequently, until golden brown.
Step 2: Tip in the contents of Bhaji Man Sachet 2 along with the garlic, chicken pieces and salt. Mix well and cook uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 3: Empty in the contents of Bhaji Man Sachet 3, the yoghurt, ground almonds, tomatoes and lemon juice and stir well over a low heat for 5 minutes. Pour the hot water. Bring to a boil, turn down, cover with lid slightly ajar and simmer for 30 – 40 minutes. Check it regularly to ensure it is not drying out – if it is, add a little more hot water and cover completely with the lid.
Step 4: After 30 – 40 minutes the dish is ready, once the chicken is tender and a thick gravy has been formed (adding more hot water if needed). Taste and adjust the seasoning to suit.
Essential additional ingredients (Shopping List):
- 2 medium onions
- 6 garlic cloves
- 700 grams skinless boneless chicken thighs
- 250 grams of fresh or tinned chopped tomatoes
- 3 tbsp flavourless cooking oil
- 2 tsp fine sea salt
- 250 grams full fat yoghurt
- 2 heaped tbsp ground almonds
- 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Each Curry Kit is designed to produce a complete dinner for 4 people and in addition to all the spices and herbs you will need it contains a full step-by-step preparation guide and cooking instructions along with the ‘essentials’ shopping list of additional ingredients.
Bhaji Man’s Chicken Korma Curry Kit takes all the hard work out of cooking authentic Chicken Korma at home, allowing even the busiest of people or most inexperienced of cooks to present mouthwatering, aromatic and flavoursome dishes with that all important ethnic homemade feel.
We have done all the hard work on your behalf, perfecting the Chicken Korma for you to make a tasty and easy-to-make meal.
“Simply by following my step-by-step instructions you can create authentic, delicious tasting ethnic cuisine. The required spices, herbs and ingredients are especially blended for perfect infusion to give ideal colour, aroma and flavour.”
Don Lear, Bhaji Man
Benefits of Bhaji Man’s Curry Kits
Amaze your family and friends with your fantastic culinary skills
Great tasting results every time, all from your own homemade cooking
Herbs & Spices especially blended for maximum flavour and aroma.
Save money by only purchasing the herbs and spices required for each meal.
Create much healthier curries using olive oil/sunflower oil.
Use fresh free range and organic produce
Bhaji Man products are also Gluten Free and suitable for Coeliacs. They have no added artificial colours, flavours, artificial preservatives or salt and can be suitable for people on restricted diets.
“I am championing local food producers with my products by encouraging the public to shop for the extra ingredients they need at local shops, small independent village and market town butchers, local greengrocers, farm shops and delicatessens which offer high quality meats and vegetables and serve and support local communities. By buying local, we will not only improve the quality of the food we eat, but we can all do our bit to help save our countryside and give our local economy a boost.” says Bhaji Man, so – Let’s Cook At Home!
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