Quick and Easy Chicken Korma Curry From Scratch

This is one of our favourite, quick curry recipes we often prepare in our house.


  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • oil or butter for frying
  • 3-4 chicken breasts (cubed)
  • 500 g potatoes (cubed)
  • 500 g carrots (sliced)
  • 2 cups of water
  • ½ cup dessicated coconut (chopped cashews or flaked almonds can be used instead)
  • 1 cup of coconut milk powder
  • 2 tbs garlic mince or garlic powder
  • 1 tbs ginger mince or some ginger powder
  • 2 tbs medium curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • red bell pepper (diced)
  • handful of coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 4 tbs soured cream or yoghurt
  • sea salt to taste

to serve

  • toasted / grilled naan bread
  • cooked basmati rice

how to make chicken korma from scratch - quick and easy recipe


  1. In a large pot place onions with a bit of oil or butter and fry for a while, until onions are browned.
  2. Add chicken, carrots, potatoes and fry some more.
  3. Reduce the fire, add water, dessicated coconut, coconut milk powder, garlic, ginger, curry powder, turmeric, cumin and simmer covered until vegetables and chicken are soft.
  4. Remove from fire, stir in freshly chopped coriander and bell peppers.
  5. Season to taste with salt and soured cream.
  6. Serve to the plates with some basmati rice or/and naan on a side.

Serves 6 people as a main dish.


More curry recipes you might like: White Fish Stew with Caribbean Curry & Coconut MilkJapanese Style Chicken Katsu CurryJamaican Style Coconut Curry Veggies with Roasted CashewsPerfect Caribbean Chicken Curry with Coconut MilkEgg Curry or Very Easy Chicken & Pineapple Curry.

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