This delicious slow cooker chicken korma uses a curry paste made from scratch and is incredibly delicious. If you love a good tasting curry, then you certainly need to give this one a try.
As with any curry this goes amazing with some rice and naan bread. If you’re not feeling like either of those then it’s still fine just by itself. If you’re thinking of experimenting a little then you could always try potato mash, cauliflower rice or even polenta.
The leftovers for this dish will reheat well so make sure you keep them. It makes for a delicious lunch the next day if you have a microwave or stove-top that you can use to reheat with. I would probably not keep the leftovers for more than a few days.
If you don’t have the ingredients required to make the paste from scratch than a jar sauce will work just as well. I would use something like pataks korma paste or sauce but other brands will work just as well. The positive side of using a pre-prepared sauce is that it will make this chicken korma curry even easier.
If you want to see how this recipe is done, then be sure to check out the video below. It takes you through all the steps to getting this dish prepared and cooking.
Slow Cooker Chicken Korma Recipe
2 Tbsp. ground almonds
400ml (13 ½ oz.) can coconut cream
½ cup chicken stock
1 Tbsp. ginger, crushed
2 tsp. garlic, crushed
1 Tbsp. chili (Paste, powder or fresh)
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 tsp. garam masala
1 tsp turmeric, ground
2 tsp. cumin, ground
2 tsp. coriander seeds, ground
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
Once the oil is hot, add the onion, garlic, ginger, chili, cayenne pepper, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, coriander seeds and the tomato paste. Cook until fragrant. (2-3 Minutes)
In a slow cooker, add the cubed chicken, the spice mix, ground almonds, coconut cream and the chicken stock.
Cook for 6-8 hours on low.
Serve & Enjoy
Chickpeas are a fantastic addition to a good korma. If you love these then I high recommend adding them to the dish. Add these at the same time you add everything else into the slow cooker.
If you’re finding the curry a little too thin at the end of cooking then try adding a cornstarch and water mix. 2 Tbsp. of cornstarch with a little of water should be more than enough to thicken it up enough.
Like almost all the recipes on this website you can find the nutritional information below. Keep in mind that whilst I strive to get this accurate as possible it may differ slightly depending on slight differences in ingredient quality, sides and any other changes that you might make. I should mention it doesn’t take into account rice either.
If you like this dish and looking more curries you can do in the slow cooker, then the amazing slow cooker butter chicken might interest you. Much like this dish it too uses a homemade curry paste instead of a store-bought jar version.
I hope that you enjoy this incredibly test slow cooker chicken korma recipe as much as I did. Don’t forget to check out the cooking tips above for any advice on perfecting this slow cooker dish.
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I use a 5.5L/6 Quart slow cooker for all the recipes that I have on this website unless specified. If you have a smaller or larger slow cooker then you might need to adjust the ingredients.
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