Number of servings: 4
Cost per serving: R18
Meal Total: R71
500 grams chicken (pieces or fillets), cut into cubes
2 teaspoons garlic, finely grated
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon ground fennel
1 teaspoon chilli flakes
1 tablespoon yoghurt
2 tablespoons oil
1 large onion, finely sliced
1 cinnamon stick
1 cardamom pod
1 star anise
100 grams can tomatoes/1 small tomato
3 medium potatoes, cut into quarters
1 cup of water
10 grams coriander, finely chopped
Step 1: Marinate chicken in garlic, salt, all ground spices, chilli flakes and yoghurt.
Step 2: Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Step 3: In a medium sized pot, add oil.
Step 4: Add onion and whole spices and sauté till onion is golden brown.
Step 5: Add tomato and cook for 5 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
Step 6: Add chicken, potatoes and 1 cup of water. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for 25 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
Step 7: Check seasoning and add more water if you desire a thinner curry.
Step 8: Add coriander and serve
Best served with basmati rice.