{RECIPE}: Mum's Chicken Bhuna Curry (Also, we got married)
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Serves: 4-6
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 3 medium onions
  • 4 large green chillis
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick, snapped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 whole black peppers
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1½ tbsp ground coriander
  • ¾ tbsp ground cumin
  • 2½ tbsp mixed curry powder
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup chicken tikka masala paste
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • Handful of fresh coriander
  1. Over a low heat, add the vegetable oil to a medium pot.
  2. Chop the garlic, onions, and chilli, and add to the pan. Add the salt and mix everything together. Turn up to a medium heat, cover the pan and leave for 5 minutes or until onions have gone brown.
  3. Add the cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, and black peppers, and stir.
  4. Add the turmeric, ground coriander, ground cumin, mixed curry powder, chilli powder, and garam masala. Mix everything together.
  5. Chop the chicken breasts into cubes. Add to the pot and stir. Cover the pot with a lid, place over medium heat, and allow to cook for 13-15 minutes. Stir occassionally.
  6. Add the chicken tikka masala paste, followed by the boiling water, and stir. Turn the heat up to high and leave to boil for 3 minutes with the lid on. Then turn the heat down to low and leave to simmer for 5 minutes. To finish, garnish with a handful of chopped fresh coriander. Serve with rice.
Recipe by at http://www.yoursunnysideup.com/2016/04/recipe-mums-chicken-bhuna-curry/