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Quick and Easy Afghan-Style Chicken Korma (Ghorma)

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  • Author: Mirriam Seddiq


This Afghan chicken korma (ghorma) is meant to be quick and easy and cooked during the week.



3 Pounds Cubed Chicken Breast

1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil

1 Chopped Onion

5 Gloves of Garlic

3/4 Tablespoon Cumin

3/4 Tablespoon Coriander

1 Teaspoon (salt)

1 Teaspoon Tumeric

1 Teaspoon Ground Ginger

1 1/2 Teaspoon Chili Powder

1 1/2 Tablespoon Garam Masala

1 Teaspoon Black Pepper

1 Cup Canned Crushed Tomatoes

1/4 Cup Water

2 Cubed Potatoes

Bullion Cubes


1. Add oil to the pan and let heat, then cook chopped onions.

2. Next, add 5 gloves of garlic. Cook for two minutes.

3. Add all your spices except garam masala. Cook until toasted.

4. Next, add your chicken breast and let flavors join.

5. Add your tomatoes, water, bullion, and garam masala.

6. Finally, add your potatoes and stir.  Cover and cook on simmer until your potatoes are soft.


Serve with some salatanaan, and some rice.

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