Indian Spiced Chicken Korma with Almonds and Raisins

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Kormas are the family of Indian dishes laced with yogurt, dried fruits and nuts. Experiment with different combinations like pistachios or dried apricots.

330
Calories
17g
Fat
32g
Protein
6
Servings

Ingredients

2 lb chicken thighs (boneless, skinless and cut in half or thirds)
1 T oil
1 c sweet onions (diced)
1/2 c carrot (diced)
1 T ginger (minced)
1 1/2 t garlic (minced)
1 t garam masala
1/2 t turmeric
1/8 t cardamom
1/8 t cayenne pepper
2 c chicken broth
1/3 c toasted sliced almonds
1 T flour
2 T water
1/3 c golden raisins or currants
1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
1 T mint (leaves washed and coarsely chopped)
1 T cilantro (leaves washed and coarsely chopped)
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
330
Calories from Fat: 
150
Total Fat: 
17g
Cholesterol: 
105mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
14g
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Protein: 
32g

Preparation:

Step 1

Heat a braising pan or large heavy sauce pot over medium high burner and when hot add oil.

Step 2

Season chicken with salt and pepper and add in batches to hot pan.

Step 3

Add just enough to cover the bottom of the pan in a single layer.

Step 4

Brown and flip.

Step 5

Brown second side and remove from the pan.

Step 6

Add a little oil if necessary and repeat until all chicken is seared.

Step 7

Remove all but 1-2 tb cooking fat from pan and add onions, carrots, ginger and garlic and sauté until lightly caramelized about 3-4 minutes.

Step 8

Lower heat and add spices.

Step 9

Stir frequently and cook until spices become very fragrant.

Step 10

Add broth, almonds and the seared chicken.

Step 11

Bring to a boil then simmer gently until chicken is tender, approximatly 20 minutes.

Step 12

Mix together cornstarch and water.

Step 13

Whisk into simmering chicken.

Step 14

Return to a boil to thicken.

Step 15

Turn off heat, add raisins and stir in yogurt and herbs.

Step 16

Adjust seasoning if necessary.

Ingredients

2 lb chicken thighs (boneless, skinless and cut in half or thirds)
1 T oil
1 c sweet onions (diced)
1/2 c carrot (diced)
1 T ginger (minced)
1 1/2 t garlic (minced)
1 t garam masala
1/2 t turmeric
1/8 t cardamom
1/8 t cayenne pepper
2 c chicken broth
1/3 c toasted sliced almonds
1 T flour
2 T water
1/3 c golden raisins or currants
1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
1 T mint (leaves washed and coarsely chopped)
1 T cilantro (leaves washed and coarsely chopped)
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
330
Calories from Fat: 
150
Total Fat: 
17g
Cholesterol: 
105mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
14g
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Protein: 
32g

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