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Becky's Food Page 23 Chicken and Potato Curry.

February 27th 2008

Chicken and Potato Curry

Chicken and Potato Curry.


Recipe

  • Chicken thighs or legs
  • Little Ground Ginger
  • Grated rind of half lemon and juice
  • Little cooking oil
  • 1 dried chilli if required
  • 1/2 teaspoon of tumeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1-3 cloves of garlic if required
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 6-9 potatoes
  • 100g (4oz) frozen peas
  • 1/4 green pepper
  • 1/4 red pepper

Method


  • Remove the skin from the chicken and cut 3-4 slashes into the flesh of each piece.
  • Heat a little oil in the base of a heavy frying pan and add the mustard, fennel and cumin seeds, allow them to pop then stir in the tumeric, cinnamon and flour.
    Take care not to burn the spices, this could happen very quickly.
  • Add the garlic, green/red pepper and onion to the spice mixture and cook for a few minutes stirring all the time.
  • Add the chicken and tomatoes, stir to mix, cover and cook gently for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the peeled and chopped potatoes in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain them.
  • Add the potatoes to the chicken and stir to combine, continue to simmer gently for 20-25 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked and tender.
  • Add the peas and allow to warm through for a few minutes.
  • Serve hot with Naan Bread and/or rice and pickles.

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