Fantastic chicken curry

This winter wow your family by making this delicious chicken curry.
What you need
  • 4 free range chicken thighs (free range are generally larger so if you are using regular chicken pieces add 2)
  • 4 free range drumsticks
  • 2 medium onions finely sliced
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric + a little extra
  • 4 cardomom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 heaped teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 3 to 4cm piece grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 large potatoes peeled and cut into 8 pieces each
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder (this is fairly hot, if you like it mild, do 1 teaspoon and if you like it fiery do 3 teaspoons)
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • Oil
  • Coriander to garnish
The process
  1. I like to skin and cut the things in half through the bone with a heavy cleaver but not necessary (I just love my cleaver which chops straight the bones in 1 chop)
  2. Heat a pan with a little oil to hot. Place your chicken pieces on a plate and give a light dusting with turmeric to colour them. Then add the cardomom pods, cinnamon and cloves to the pan, cook for about 2 minutes stirring to release the oils. Then add the chicken pieces and very quickly toss them around to partially cook the chicken.
  3. Remove the chicken pieces, reduce heat t…

Read the full receipe here

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