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Chicken Curry

Number of servings: 4

Cost per serving: R18

Meal Total: R71

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Ingredient List:

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

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