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Paleo Indian Chicken Recipe – Chicken Korma

By Paleo4beginners

How To Make Chicken Korma

A traditional, mild North Indian dish that is now Paleofied thanks to a few small tweaks but with the same great flavour

Paleo Indian Chicken Recipe - Chicken Korma

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  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Small piece of ginger (chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 4 x 3 finger pinches coriander
  • 2 x 3 finger pinches salt
  • 50 g almonds
  • 750 g chicken (pieces)
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • Small sprinkle of cardamoms
  • Small sprinkle of cloves
  • Small cinnamon stick
  • 150 g coconut milk yoghurt
  • Small pinch of saffron (soaked in hot water)
  • A few sprinkles of chopped coriander (garnish)


  1. Chop one of the onions, throw into a blender with garlic, ginger, chillies, coriander, salt, some water and half of the almonds. Blend till smooth.
  2. Use This mixture to marinate the chicken for about an hour.
  3. Now chop the second onion and fry in oil until soft. Throw in cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon.
  4. Now add the chicken and marinade from (2) and fry till it starts turning dry.
  5. Add the yogurt bit by bit till it gets fully absorbed and incorporated. COver and simmer gently for 30 minutes. Add water if it gets too dry.
  6. Now take the remaining almonds and saffron and blend till smooth and introduced into the chicken that is simmering.
  7. Garnish with coriander, serve and enjoy!


8 Mins (1 hour marination)

Prep Time

40 Mins

Cooking Time

Paleo Indian Chicken Recipe – Chicken Korma
Paleo Indian Chicken Recipe - Chicken Korma
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