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Kishwar's MasterChef recipe: Chicken Korma, Pilau

June 02, 2021 12:39 IST

IMAGE: Kishwar Chowdhury hopes to write a cookbook and place Bangladeshi cuisine on the international food map.
Photographs: Kind courtesy MasterChef Australia

MasterChef Australia Season 13 contestant Kishwar Chowdhury has been serving the judges some impressive Bong dishes -- her recipes will take you back to your mother's homely cooking style.

From the delicious pattice with tangy tamarind chutney, humble Khichuri to the spiced Maach Bhaja of fish fry and flavoursome Begun Bharta or smoked eggplant, she has also prepared Bengali street food on the show.

A Bangladeshi, Kishwar's knowledge of mixing spices and understanding flavours gives her an edge in the MasterChef kitchen.

Here's presenting an India-inspired recipe by the mom of two, who loves to cook for her children.

Big in flavour and packed with spices, the Chicken Korma is served with saffron-infused pilau and a sweet plum chutney.

The sharpness of the chillies and the sweetness of the plum form the perfect base for the dish.

Chicken Korma and Pilau

Serves: 4


For the korma

For the pilau

For the plum chutney

To serve


For the chicken korma

For the pilau

For the plum chutney

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