Easy weeknight chicken curry with cucumber yoghurt and roti

 Easy weeknight chicken curry with cucumber yoghurt and roti

  A deeply aromatic and flavourful chicken curry served with roti and cucumber raita is perfectly suited for fuss-free weeknight cooking.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 6 

Ingredients :

  1. 12 pieces chicken of your choice bone in, skin on (drumsticks, thighs and wings work well)
  2. 1 large onions finely chopped
  3. 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  4. 5 cm piece fresh ginger grated
  5. 2 tablespoons Garam Masala
  6. 1 teaspoon paprika
  7. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  8. 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  9. 2 cans chopped tomatoes / 3 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  10. 2 teaspoons sugar optional
  11. 500 ml chicken stock
  12. 150 ml cream
  13. salt & pepper to taste
  14. fresh coriander chopped, to serve
  15. warmed roti to serve

For the cucumber yoghurt :

  1. 1 cup grated cucumber
  2. 1 cup Greek yoghurt
  3. lemon juice salt and pepper, to taste
Easy weeknight chicken curry with cucumber yoghurt and roti

Instructions :

  1. Heat a large, deep pan over high heat and add a splash of oil to the pan.
  2. Brown the chicken all over then remove and set aside.
  3. Add the onions to the pot and allow to soften for 5 minutes then add the ginger, garlic and spices.
  4. Add another splash of oil if the mixture is too dry and fry for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan then pour in the tomatoes, chicken stock and sugar.
  6. Turn the heat down and allow to simmer for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. After 15 minutes, add the cream and season to taste then allow to simmer for another 5 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle over the chopped coriander and serve with the roti and cucumber yoghurt.
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