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Butter chicken

About the Recipe

Ingredients

  • Chicken 600g

  • Lentils or chickpeas x 1

  • Onion

  • 1 Tbsp each of garam masala, cumin, paprika

  • 1 tsp each of coriander and tumeric

  • ¼ tsp chilli

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 2 tsp fresh ginger

  • ½ lemon- zest

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 cups grated pumpkin

  • 1 grated carrot

  • 1 tin crushed tomatoes

  • 2 -3 Tbsp tomato paste

  • ⅔ cup coconut cream

  • Plain yoghurt- to serve

Preparation

Step 1


Cut chicken into small cubes.



Step 2


In a bowl, add onion, spices, garlic, ginger, lemon zest and salt to chicken.



Step 3


In a fry pan, add chicken mixture and cook for about 10-12 minutes or until starting to brown.



Step 4


Stir in grated pumpkin, carrot, tomatoes, tomato paste and cream. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.



Step 5


Remove from heat and stir through yoghurt.



Step 6


Garnish with more yoghurt.

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