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Chicken Curry with Beans

SERVES: 6
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
STOVE TOP TIME: 45 MINUTES
WONDERBAG TIME: 4 HOURS
DIFFICULTY:  EASY

INGREDIENTS

  • 30ml Oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 20 curry leaves
  • 30ml medium curry powder
  • 15ml ground cumin or jeera
  • 15ml ground coriander or dhania
  • 30ml brown sugar
  • 10ml coarse ground black pepper
  • 10ml salt
  • 12 – 16 chicken thighs (1.5kg)
  • 350ml speckled beans, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 tin tomato puree
  • 2 tins chopped tomato
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 6 pieces each
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • Fresh coriander to garnish

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat the oil in an 8 – 10lt pot.
2. Fry the onion and garlic until lightly browned.
3. Add the curry leaves, curry powder, cumin and coriander and fry for 2 minutes.
4. Add the chicken pieces and fry while stirring for 5 minutes.
5. Add all the remaining ingredients, except the fresh coriander and bring to the boil.
6. Turn down the heat, place the lid on the pot and simmer for 25 minutes.
7. Place the pot in the Wonderbag on a mat or cloth, seal and leave to cook for 4 hours.
8. Open the Wonderbag, check the seasoning and adjust if needed.
9. Serve with rice, pap, roti or naan bread and poppadum’s and sambals.