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Chilli chicken curry

Chilli chicken curry

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A healthy flavour-packed curry that counts as one of your 5 a day, and it's low in fat

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal283
fat8g
saturates1g
carbs21g
sugars0g
fibre2g
protein34g
low insalt0.35g
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Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion , roughly chopped
  • 3cm root ginger , roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp hot chilli powder or ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 230g can chopped tomatoes
  • 350g potato , peeled and cut into rough chunks
  • 500g boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3cm chunks
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • natural yogurt , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Blitz the onion, ginger and garlic in a food processor with 1 tbsp water until smooth.

  • STEP 2

    Fry the cumin seeds in oil for a few seconds. Add the onion paste and brown over a medium heat. Add a dash of water if it starts to catch.

  • STEP 3

    Sprinkle in the turmeric and chilli. Add the tomatoes and fry for 5 minutes. Stir in the potatoes and 250ml/9fl oz hot water. Cook covered for 10 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Add the chicken and garam masala. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until cooked. Season with salt. Tip into a bowl, scatter over coriander and serve with flavoured rice and natural yogurt.

RECIPE TIPS
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See more curry recipes in our curry collection, or for more healthy options browse through our light supper collection.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2003

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