Simplified Chicken Korma


Takeout has nothing on this Asian-inspired hot pots of homemade deliciousness. Chopsticks and fortune cookies optional, but highly recommended!

Simplified Chicken Korma
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 25 mins
10 cups


  • 3 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 14 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk

  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon garam masala

  • 2 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 2 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • cup ground almonds or almond meal

  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

  • Hot cooked basmati or long grain white rice


  1. In a 3 1/2- to 4-quart cooker combine the first eleven ingredients (through salt). Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or high for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

  2. Before serving stir in ground almonds and yogurt. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Pressure Cooker Directions

In a 6-qt. electric or stove-top pressure cooker combine the first 11 ingredients (through salt). Lock lid in place. Set an electric cooker on high pressure to cook 10 minutes. For a stove top cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high; reduce heat enough to maintain steady (but not excessive) pressure. Cook 10 minutes. Remove from heat. For both models, let stand 15 minutes to release pressure naturally Release any remaining pressure. Open lid carefully. Stir in ground almonds and yogurt. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

414 Calories
14g Fat
38g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 414
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 701mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 3.8mg 19%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Potassium 590mg 13%
Folate, total 16.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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