Kids chicken curry
A delicious, easy to make curry which is mild enough for the whole family to enjoy.
chicken tikka masala paste
shop bought or make your own – see below
chopped into pieces
can chopped tomatoes
For the curry paste (or use a jar)
large knob of fresh root ginger
we used a tsp of dried ginger
The seeds from 4 cardamom pods
Make the curry paste
Put all the spices into a small hand blender and blitz together with a little oil until it is a nice paste. Set aside.
Cook the onions and pepper
Heat some oil and butter in a pan and cook the onions for 15 minutes or so until they are soft and golden.
Add the pepper and curry paste and cook for 5 minutes to cook the rawness out of the spices.
Prepare and cook the chicken
Chop your chicken into 2cm pieces, then add to your pan. Coat in the paste and cook for a few minutes. .
Make the sauce
Pour the tin of tomatoes into the pan, add the tomato puree and 100ml of water
Cover with a lid and gently simmer for 15 minutes
Finish the sauce
Add the mango chutney, cream and yoghurt, and gently warm through.
Serve with rice and/or naan bread.