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curry
[kur-ee, kuhr-ee]
noun
1. East Indian Cookery. a pungent dish of vegetables, onions, meat or fish, etc., flavored with various spices or curry powder, and often eaten with rice.
2. any dish flavored with curry powder or the like: a lamb curry.

by Susan Andrews

Chicken Curry

(My inspiration: 12 Tomatoes)

Curry powder

I got my first curry powder from an Indian lady which prompted me to start cooking curry. We are hooked. We love spicy food!

Spice Blend

     1 cinnamon stick
     4 whole cloves
     1/2 tsp cardamom
     8 peppercorns
     1 bay leaf

Curry
     1/4 cup vegetable oil
     1 onion thinly sliced
     4 cloves garlic, minced
     1 tbsp fresh ginger
     3 large chicken breasts or 6 boneless thighs
     2 tsp cumin
     2 tsp coriander
     2 tsp turmeric
     salt to taste
     curry powder to taste
     1/2 cup plain yogurt
     1 can coconut milk
     1 cup water
     2 tbsp brown sugar
     1 jalapeno with seeds cut in half lengthwise
     Fresh Cilantro chopped, use as much or as little as you like

Chicken Curry

Make your spice blend.

Chicken Curry

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add your spiced blend and stir with a wooden spoon until cinnamon stick unfurls and the cloves pop. This doesnít take long.

Chicken Curry

Stir in onion and

Chicken Curry

saute for 3-4 minutes until soft.

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

Stir in garlic, ginger, chicken, cumin, coriander, turmeric, 1/2 tsp salt and yogurt. Let cook for 5-7 minutes. You will be able to smell the spices cooking.

Chicken Curry

Stir in coconut milk, water, brown sugar, jalapeno. Add salt to taste. Add your curry powder to taste. If you are new to this start with a small amount like a tsp and continue adding until you reach your desired level of spiciness.

Chicken Curry

Let simmer until chicken is cooked. About 20 minutes. Add your cilantro.
This is so warm and comforting!

Chicken Curry

Serve with white rice. You can find the recipe here.

Itís also good with Garlic Cilantro Naan. You can find the recipe here.