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Akhni  Tried Tested

750g chicken or lamb
2 onion chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 tsp salt
3tbls yogurt
2tsp ginger and garlic paste
chillies to taste
1 tbls osmans akhni masala
4 potatoes cut into quarters

Fry the chopped onions in 2tbls oil till golden, add the meat or chicken, the salt, chillies, masala, ginger and garlic paste, cook until almost soft and add the potatoes.
Cook until soft.

Wash and soak 2 cups basmati rice, 1/2 cup mixed veggies, 1 chopped onion, 1tbls coriander chutney, fry the onion in 1tbls butter or ghee, add the mixed veggies, coriander chutney, 1tsp salt, stir fry and add the washed rice, bring to the boil and reduce the heat until most of the water absorbed.
Spoon onto the curry and steam till soft but not mushy.
Serve with dhai and salad. (for 2 cups of rice add 4 cups water)

Source, prepared, tried and tested by: Faye Abrahams

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