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Quick Japuri

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Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 25 minutes

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Serves 4

This is a quick, easy and super healthy approach to an Indian classic. Japuri is a broth/gravey/soup styled dish meaning low on calories and high on feel good fullness.

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  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2tbl curry powder medium heat
  • 1tbl garam masala
  • 1/2tbl dried ginger
  • 80g green lentils
  • 800ml of chicken stock
  • 1 leek
  • 1 red pepper
  • 50ml half fat creme fresh
  • 1/2tsp sugar
  • 300g of cooked chicken


  1. Cook lentils for 20mins or as per instructions on packet.

  2. Separately cook the onions for 5 mins low heat / until translucent.

  3. Add the rest of the vegetables and cook for 5 mins (then add garlic) then add garam masala

  4. Make a curry paste by cooking the curry powder and ginger poweder in 1tsp oil for 1 min

  5. Incorporate paste with vegetables stir for 1 min

  6. Add the chicken stock, stir for a few mins ensuring all the paste and vegetables are mixed in with the stock. Add the sugar

  7. Leave to simmer for 10mins.

  8. Add the lentils and cooked chicken into the vegetables and stock.

  9. Stir in creme fresh and serve.

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