CHICKEN NAVRATAN  is most exotic and royal chicken recipe in India.this is because of the spices and the nine food ratans used in the recipe. it takes a little while for preparation but it is very simple and easy to cook.

In this post, I will give you give a simple and easy way of cooking the chicken navratan korma recipe step by step.


  • 750 gm chicken-cut into small pieces.
  • 1 cup yogurt.
  • 1/2 cup desi ghee.
  • 2 medium size -onion.
  • 1 small piece chopped ginger.
  • 2 chopped green chilies.
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric(haldi).
  • 1 tsp red chili powder.
  • salt to taste.
  • 1/4 tsp mace (javetri).
  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom(choti illaichi) powder.


  • 2 Cloves(laung).
  • 1 stick cinamon(dalchini).
  • 3 green cardamoms(chhoti illaichi).
  • 1 black cardamoms(badi illaichi).
  • 2 bay leaf(tej patta).
  • a pinch mace (javetri).


  • 3 tbsp almonds.
  • 2 tbsp melon seeds.
  • 3 tbsp cashew nuts.
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds.

( soak all ingredients together for 40 minutes and grind)

9 RATTANS(soak)

  • 4 almonds(blanched) and skin removed.
  • 6 cashew nuts.
  • 6-8 pistachio.
  • 5 pine nuts(nyoze).
  • 1 tsp watermelon seeds.
  • 1 tsp raisins(kishmish).
  • 6 walnuts.
  • 1 tsp melon seeds(kharbooze).
  • 1 tsp sunflower seeds(chironji).


  • take a large bowl to marinated chicken pieces along with yogurt and salt for around 45 minutes.
  • heat desi ghee. add whole garam maslaa and saute for a minute in low flame.
  • add sliced onion and saute it till it turn golden brown.
  • add ginger and chopped green chillies. and saute it.
  • next, add turmeric(haldi) and red chili(lal-mirch) powder and stir it.
  • add marinated chicken also add the marinade, add some water and cover the pan and let it cook for 30 minutes.
  • add sahi paste and let it cook until oil starts separating.
  • next, add fresh cream and stir it.
  • sprinkle cardamom (illaichi) powder, mace(javetri) powder,
  • you can also add dry fruit on top for garnishing.



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