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Dad's Easy Chicken Curry



6 portion(s)

Chicken Curry

  • 100 g brown onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 cm ginger
  • 40 g ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, whole
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, whole
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds, whole
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns, whole
  • 3 tablespoons Malaysian Curry Powder, Ayam Brand
  • 6-8 pieces curry leaves, dried or fresh
  • 1000 g chicken drumettes, skin on
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, or to taste
  • 40 g Vegetable Stock Paste (BCB)
  • 300 g water
  • 400 g medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 6
    Preparation 35min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Chop onions, garlic and ginger in TM bowl Turbo/1 sec. Scrape down sides of the bowl.


    2. Add ghee/coconut oil, cumin, fennel, mustard seeds, tumeric, coriander, peppercorns, curry leaves and meat curry powder then saute for 5 mins/Varoma/speed 1. This step activates the spices' flavour and aroma.


    3. Add water, vegetable stock, soy sauce and chicken. Cook for 15-20 mins/Varoma/ speed 1.


    4. Add potatoes then continue to cook for 5-7 mins/Varoma/ speed 1 - or until potatoes are cooked through.


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This is an aromatic light chicken curry variation cooked without coconut milk/cream. Great served with rice or roti/naan.

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