Healthy and simple family dinner Chicken Madras is full of fragrant spices and tender pieces of chicken. This delicious meal is Gluten-free and healthy
1 onion, peeled and quartered
2 garlic cloves
thumb-sized chunk of ginger, peeled
½ red chilli
1 tbsp vegetable oil
½ tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1-2 tsp hot chilli powder (depending on how spicy you like your curry)
4 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
400g can chopped tomatoes small pack coriander, chopped rice, naan and mango chutney, to serve
1-) Blitz 1 quartered onion, 2 garlic cloves, a thumbsized chunk of ginger and ½ red chilli together in a food processor until it becomes a coarse paste.
2-) Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large saucepan and add the paste, fry for 5 mins, until softened. If it starts to stick to the pan at all, add a splash of water.
3-) Tip in ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander and 1-2 tsp hot chilli powder and stir well, cook for a couple of mins to toast them a bit, then add 4 chicken breasts, cut into chunks. Stir and make sure everything is covered in the spice mix.
4-) Cook until the chicken begins to turn pale, adding a small splash of water if it sticks to the base of the pan at all.
5-) Pour in 400g can chopped tomatoes, along with a big pinch of salt, cover and cook on a low heat for 30 mins, until the chicken is tender.
6-) Stir through small pack of coriander and serve with rice, naan and a big dollop of mango chutney.