|September 26, 2022

The Secret Ingredient of Authentic Chicken Korma

The Secret Ingredient of Authentic Chicken Korma.

Chicken Korma is a quintessentially Indian curry. Whenever I'm craving some good old Indian dish, I always lean towards Korma, and it is rich, creamy, and flavorsome. Every bite is yummy, and the minute you finish it, you'll crave more. 

It's just one of those dishes which make us a fan of Indian cuisine. Korma's versatility and the fact that you can pair it with almost anything, be it rice, or naan makes it one of the best dishes out there. It balances out all the spices so well that it feels like a loaded flavor bomb.

The best part about a korma is the gravy that binds together every element to form an immersive taste, which is hard to forget.

Where did Chicken Korma come from?

Kormas origins can be looked back to the Mughal times. It is a culmination of Persian, Indian, and Asian cuisines together to form a rich flavor. The word Korma means to braise the meat. So, in the korma style of cooking, the meat is first sauteed in ghee (clarified butter) or oil to make the meat more juicy and soft.

Korma was so popular during the Mughal times that it was served to Shah Jahan and his guests during Taj Mahal's inauguration. It was said to have been decorated with silver foil. It's fascinating to know how great and popular the dish must have been to serve at an important event.

Korma can be made with various kinds of meats like lamb, beef, and the beloved chicken korma. Amazingly, a dish served thousands of years ago to Shah Jahan still hasn't lost its popularity.

So, what makes Chicken Korma so popular?

It's the mild spice, rich gravy, and smooth texture that ensures a flavorful bite each time. It's a taste unlike any Indian curry you'll try, and it's sure to stay with you for a long time. 

Unveiling the Authentic Chicken Korma Recipe.

Korma is the mildest Indian curry. What makes it mild is the range of ingredients used in its making.

  • Main components include yogurt, chicken (legs, thighs, breasts, boneless, or a mix), heavy cream or coconut milk, ghee, and onion.
  • The nut-filled flavor comes from the addition of dried coconut, almonds, and cashews.
  • Aromatic spices like Bay leaves, Cumin, Black pepper, Green and Black Cardamon, and Cloves.
  • Indian Masalas include coriander powder, paprika or red chili, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, and curry powder.
  • You can also use optional ingredients like fried onions, mace, kewra water, and tomato puree.

So, What's the Secret Ingredient?

The signature masala blends from the Alcoeats range are the secret to creating the yummiest, lip-smacking Chicken Korma.

Why is it so? 

Because the premium masalas and spices from Alcoeats are pure and prepared fresh without the mix of any artificial components, they also have a low-carb content, enabling you to create a healthy dish without compromising the taste.

Why Should I choose Alcoeats Creamy Chicken Mix?

Are you a working professional who cannot manage to take out time to create flavorsome recipes and yet heavily craves for it?

Alcoeats brings you the Creamy Chicken - Indian Simmer Sauce Mix  Indie Bowl to create the perfect Chicken Korma that you can prepare in under 20 minutes! Interesting, right? 

Also, their range of products is free from any added colors and flavors and is certified gluten-free, keto-friendly, paleo-friendly and non-GMO, which means that time issues don't mean you'll have to compromise in health or quality of the food you consume.

FAQs

What is Korma Sauce Made of?

The korma sauce is created from yogurt and heavy cream blend with a varied range of premium whole spices and masalas with a kick of ginger and garlic. The main ingredients like cream and yogurt make Korma the mildest Indian curry.

What's the Difference Between Chicken Korma and Chicken Tikka Korma?

Both of them use the korma gravy in the final making. The main difference is that the chicken in the chicken tikka korma is baked using skewers in a charcoal furnace, adding smoky aftertaste. No such addition is there in the making of traditional chicken korma.

How do I add flavor to Korma?

The flavor in Korma is from the pick of assorted Indian spices and masalas. You can add coconut milk with lemon juice or vinegar, saffron, and extra nuts to enhance the flavor. You can also ensure the maximum flavor by using pure masalas and spices from a reputed brand like Alcoeats. 

What is the best Korma sauce you can buy?

The Alcoeats' Creamy Chicken - Indian Simmer Sauce Mix is the best Korma sauce mix in the market that you can get your hands on. Not only are they 100% pure and low in calorie content, but you can also prepare them in under 20 minutes with the same authentic taste.

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