Considered to be one of the must try curries of India, Safed Murg Korma is primarily prepared with cashew nuts, poppy seeds, milk, ghee and yogurt.

Safed Murg Korma / Chicken in White Gravy

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 623 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Considered to be one of the must try curries of India, Safed Murg Korma is primarily prepared with cashew nuts, poppy seeds, milk, ghee and yogurt. Here is how to make chicken in white gravy.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 kg Chicken Curry cut
  • 15-20 Cashew Nut
  • 2 tbsp Poppy seeds
  • 2-3 Green chilli
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 2 tsp Maida
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp White pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cream

Instructions

  1. Heat butter and vegetable oil in a pan.
  2. Add chicken and fry on high heat for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Make a paste of cashew nuts, poppy seeds, green chilli, ginger and garlic and add it in the pan.
  4. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Whisk yogurt with maida and add it in the pan along with salt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add milk and cover the pan and cook the chicken until it’s done.
  7. Add garam masala powder, lemon juice, white pepper powder and fresh cream and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Garnish with saffron strands and fresh coriander.
  9. Serve hot with Naan or Bakharkhani Roti.
Nutrition Facts
Safed Murg Korma / Chicken in White Gravy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 623 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 26g163%
Cholesterol 150mg50%
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 495IU10%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 202mg20%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.