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  • 6 Skin-less Chicken Thighs (Boned & cut in pieces)
  • 3 tbs Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 12 curry leaves
  • 3 tsp Garlic & Ginger Paste
  • 2 medium Onions, finely chopped
  • 1 x 400g can of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp  Yogurt, lightly whisked
  • 4-5 heaped tbsp Methi (Fenugreek) leaves
  • 1½ tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1½ tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 cup of water
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • freshly chopped Coriander leaves for garnish

Method:

  • In a blender, whizz the garlic & ginger with a little water to a paste or chop finely by hand.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds for a moment, add the curry leaves & stir, now add the onions, salt, turmeric & fry for 5-10 mins until the onions are golden.
  • Add the Garlic & Ginger paste & fry for a couple of minutes, now add the cumin, coriander & chilli powder & mix.
  • Add the Chicken & stir, fry for about 5 mins or so, then add the tomatoes, water & bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 10-15 mins until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the yoghurt, Methi leaves & stir. Cover & simmer on a low heat for 10 mins then stir in the Garam Masala. Taste and adjust salt and chilli if necessary. Serve with rice or naan. Enjoy!

Serves 4

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