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Chicken Bhuna

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Serves 6

A fantastic Indian recipe, enjoyed by all

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  • 800g Diced Chicken
  • 300ml Water
  • 2 Medium Onions, finely chopped (1 medium onion for puree)
  • 2 tsp Ginger Puree
  • 2 tsp Garlic Puree
  • 200g Oil
  • 1 tsp Tumeric Powder
  • 4 tsp Mild Curry Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 100ml Natural Yogurt
  • 4 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 100ml Pureed Onions


    1. To make the onion puree, bring a small pan of water to the boil and add some chopped onions. Boil them until soft, drain and puree with a hand blender/ food processor.
    2. Heat a large saucepan on a high heat. Once it's hot add the oil and chopped onions and reduce to a low heat. Cook the onions slowly and gently until golden brown in colour.
    3. Make a paste of Ginger Puree, Garlic Puree, Curry Powder, Tumeric Powder, Chilli Powder and a splash of water. Add to the pan of onions and stir in well. Fry for a couple of minutes. Add the Diced Chicken and stir in well.
    4. Mix the Yogurt, Tomato Puree and Onion Puree together in a jug with the water. Pour into the saucepan and mix well. Turn up the heat until the sauce begins to boil. Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
    5. Finally sprinkle in the Garam Masala and stir in well for the final 2 minutes before serving.

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Comments (1)

Fyrefly74's picture

Hmmm! I've cooked many a successful and incredibly tasty Indian dish and this is not one of them. Bhuna is a tomato based sauce with the ingredients being brought carefully together in the bhuning process. This was just purée and powder. Don't waste your 2 packs of chicken breasts this is not a good recipe

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