Onion korma | How to make Onion korma

By Rita Arora  |  27th Jun 2017  |  
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About Onion korma Recipe

Onion korma is a royal dish, poppy seeds, almonds and cream makes it more rich and tasty.

The delicious and mouthwatering Onion korma is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Onion korma is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Onion korma. Rita Arora shared Onion korma recipe which can serve 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Onion korma. Try this delicious Onion korma recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Rita Arora of Onion korma by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Onion korma can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Onion korma with other users

Onion korma

Ingredients to make Onion korma

  • 1 tbsp chana daal
  • 3-4 tbsp clarified butter
  • 3 onions sliced
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds soaked for 2-3 hours
  • 2 pinch of cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of cloves powder
  • Pinch of black cardamom powder
  • 6-7 almonds blanched
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • Salt and chilly to taste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp all spice powder
  • 1/4 Cup cream
  • 2 tomatoes pureed
  • Pinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp luke warm water.

How to make Onion korma

  1. In a grinder jar add poppy seeds, almonds, saffron and milk. Grind it to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add 1 tbsp chana daal.Add 2 cloves of garlic and 1" chopped ginger, let it brown.
  3. Add 3 onions (sliced) let it brown.
  4. Make puree of it and again pour in the frying pan,
  5. add 2 tbsp of poppy seeds paste, salt , chilly powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala and 1/4 tsp dried mango powder. let it cook till the oil separates.
  6. Add 1- 1/2 tbsp of gram flour, mix and roast well.
  7. It will look like a dough and will leave the sides.
  8. Take out in a plate, let it cool. Add fresh coriander leaves and mix well.
  9. Take small portion of it and put a piece of cashew, cover it and make a ball of it
  10. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in non- stick pan to shallow fry these balls.
  11. Take them out when these are golden brown in colour.
  12. For gravy- Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan, add poppy seeds and almonds paste.
  13. Cook till the ghee separates. Add dry spices- salt, chilly powder, powder of cloves ,cinnamon and cardamom, coriander powder and cook well.
  14. Add 2 large tomatoes ( pureed) and cook on low flame till the oil separates.
  15. Add 1/4 cup of fresh cream and cook for few minutes.
  16. Add crushed fanugreek leaves and 1/4 cup water to adjust the consistency of gravy.
  17. Place the onion balls in serving plate, pour gravy on top of it and garnish with fresh cream, fresh coriander, green chilly, saffron strands and silver leaf.

My Tip:

Cook poppy seed paste with patience on low flame.

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