COLIN AND FRIENDS: CURRY IN THE KITCHEN RECIPE




Jané’s Chicken Curry Recipe

Get ready to make Colin’s Favourite Curry! Ahead of Thursday 28 May, gather these ingredients and prep what you can before we kick off at 5:30pm to allow for maximum deliciousness and a good time.

INGREDIENTS LIST AND PREP EQUIPMENT

You will need the following for 2 People.

1 medium onion finely chopped

1 tbs ginger grated or minced

1 tbs garlic grated or minced

2 large tomatoes finely chopped OR 1 tin of whole peeled/chopped tomatoes

400g chicken (breast or thigh) cut into 2-3cm cubes

Vegetarian option: replace chicken with potatoes
and two to three other vegetables such as carrots, cauliflower, canned chickpeas etc. and cut accordingly.

1 cup (250ml) coconut milk
4 tbs oil
Salt and sugar to season
OPTIONAL: green chillies if you’d like some extra heat

Gather your spices

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp mild chilli powder

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp garam masala

OR you can use 2 tbs curry powder if you don’t have access to these spices

Prepare your sides

Basmati rice cooked to instructions Naan bread or papadums

 EQUIPMENT

.  To make cooking a breeze, you will need:

•  A medium to large frying pan with lid

•  Rice cooker or medium saucepan with lid

•  Wooden spoon

•  Chopping boards

•  Sharp knife

METHOD
1.  Heat oil in frypan over medium heat. Cook the onion with a pinch of sugar until slightly golden. Add the ginger and garlic and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Add tomatoes, salt to taste and cook until cooked through. Add spices and mix well. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. If mixture is too dry, add a splash of warm water.

3. Add chicken and mix well. Cook covered, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes. Give it a good stir and add 1⁄2 cup of warm water if mixture is too dry. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add fresh green chillies for extra heat.

4. Add coconut cream and mix. Simmer for 5 minutes. Taste, then season with salt if needed. Turn off heat and allow the curry to rest.

5. Serve with steamed basmati rice or naan bread.

 

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