Tasty butter chicken

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Tasty butter chicken
Tasty butter chicken
Prep Time: 15 MIN
Servings: 6
Cooking Time: 40-45 MIN
Ingredients
  • 2,5ml - each cumin and mustard seeds
  • - salt
  • - prepared poppadoms
  • - a few sprigs of fresh coriander
  • 4x250ml - cooked rice
  • 15ml - tomato paste
  • 1 - chilli (optional)
  • 5ml - ground coriander
  • 15ml - roasted masala
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 5cm - fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 - sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 750ml - chicken stock
  • 2,5ml - each ground cumin and turmeric
  • 125ml - red lentils
  • 60ml - cream
  • 30ml - oil
  • 4 - garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 - chicken breasts, cubed
  • 125ml - plain yoghurt
Method

1 Heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli (if using) until fragrant.

2 Add all the spices and tomato paste and stir-fry slowly for a minute.

Pour the chicken stock over and bring to the boil.

3 Add the lentils and sweet potato and simmer until done, stirring occasionally.

4 Add the chicken, stir and simmer for about 10 minutes.

5 Turn down the heat, stir in the cream and season with salt.

6 TO SERVE

Serve the curry with the rice,poppadoms, coriander and yoghurt.

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