Slow cooked chicken korma

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    7 hours 30 min

    This mild, delicately fragrant curry has a rich creamy sauce that sure to be a winner. Serve with plain boiled rice or warm naan bread.


    Hampshire, England, UK
    372 people made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 2 onions, quartered
    • 3 garlic cloves
    • 4cm (1 1/2inch) fresh root ginger, peeled
    • 1 large chilli, seeds discarded
    • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
    • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
    • 25g butter
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
    • 4 cardamom pods, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 300ml (1/2 pint) chicken stock
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 75ml double cream
    • 2 tablespoon ground almonds or cashews
    • pinch salt

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:7hr  ›  Ready in:7hr30min 

    1. Blend the onions, garlic, ginger and chilli in a blender or liquidiser, or chop very finely.
    2. Cut each thigh into 4 pieces, heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the chicken. Cook over a high heat until evenly browned. Remove from pan and place in slow cooker.
    3. Add the butter to the pan and when melted add the onion mixture. Cook over moderate heat for 3 minutes. Add all the spices and cook for a further minute.
    4. Mix in chicken stock, sugar and salt. Bring to the boil and then transfer to slow cooker pouring over chicken.
    5. Cover and cook for 5 - 7 hours on Low (or 3 hours on high).
    6. Add the cream and ground up nuts. Serve with rice and naan bread.

    Tip

    Even better if left till the next day.

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    Slow cooked chicken korma
    Slow cooked chicken korma

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