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Chicken with garlic, masala, tomatoes and dressed with coriander

Hot Kick-Ass Spicy Durban Chicken Curry

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x


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  • 1kg skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into chunks OR Chicken pieces
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon mild chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Durban masala
  • 1 teaspoon jeera and coriander (Koljana)
  • 2 teaspoons mother in law spice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 5 teaspoons oil
  • 2 tomatoes, grated
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 potatoes cut in half


Rub chicken with curry powder, garam masala, salt.

Cover and set aside.

Place onion, garlic, ginger, mix above spices with 2 tablespoons of water and blend into a smooth paste.

Heat the oil in a large, lidded skillet over medium heat.

Cook and stir onion mixture until darkened about 7 minutes.

Stir in chicken and potatoes cook for 3 to 4 minutes, then add tomatoes.

Stir in 1 cup of water and bring the curry to a boil.

Cover and reduce heat to low and cook until the chicken and potatoes are soft, stirring occasionally.

Garnish with fresh dhania. Serve with Basmati Rice



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  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 719
  • Sugar: 7
  • Sodium: 642
  • Fat: 27
  • Saturated Fat: 7
  • Unsaturated Fat: 19
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 56
  • Fiber: 8
  • Protein: 69
  • Cholesterol: 309
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