Chicken Curry with Spinach

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    686

A creamy, gently spiced, aromatic curry. Serve with rice and naan to mop up the tasty sauce. For a vegetarian version, try using vegetable stock and replacing the marinated chicken with cauliflower florets or cubes of paneer.

recipe updated Apr 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Plain yogurt icon
    Plain yogurt
    74g
  • Garlic icon
    Garlic
    17g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    11g
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    5g
  • Curry powder icon
    Curry powder
    6g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    750g
  • Spinach icon
    Spinach
    400g
  • Peanut oil icon
    Peanut oil
    15ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    4g
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    400ml
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    13g

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add plain yogurt
  3. Add finely grated garlic
  4. Add peeled, finely grated ginger
  5. Add ground coriander
  6. Add curry powder
  7. Mix with tablespoon until well combined
  8. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  9. Add cubed chicken breast
  10. Mix with tablespoon
  11. Marinate in fridge for 8h
  12. Get a clean food processor bowl
  13. Add spinach
  14. Blend until smooth
  15. Get a clean large saucepan
  16. Add peanut oil
  17. Heat on low heat
  18. Add finely chopped onion
  19. Fry gently for 10min on low heat until softened
  20. Add cumin seeds
  21. Fry for 1min
  22. Transfer chicken to large saucepan
  23. Fry in frying pan for 7min on high heat
  24. Add chicken stock
  25. Transfer purée to large saucepan
  26. Heat until just boiling and cover
  27. Simmer for 25min while stirring occasionally
  28. Season to taste and turn off heat
  29. Stir in lemon juice
  30. Serve immediately
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