Thursday, October 2, 2014

Chicken Curry

The Ng sisters LOVE curry of all styles, Indian, Malaysian, Thai, Chinese.....  Last week I was craving chicken curry and decided to have a go at making it from scratch (no recipe!).  I'm glad I did because the results were delicious and so satisfying!  Let us know what your favorite curry recipes are!  Here is how I made it...

Em's Chicken Curry

1 cup diced onion
2 cloves garlic minced
2 tablespoons minced ginger

1 tablespoon garam masala
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 teaspoon turmeric
Pinch of cayenne powder 
4 cardamom pods
1 can diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 can light coconut milk 

8 chicken thighs
1 large Asian eggplant cubed
Salt and pepper to taste

-Brown chicken set aside
-Sauté onion, ginger and garlic until caramelized
-add can of diced tomatoes, scrape up any bits stuck to pot
-add the chicken, bring to boil
-add spices
-add coconut milk
-simmer on low for 20 mins
-make a slurry with tomato paste and add
-add eggplant 
-simmer on low for another 20-30 mins
-add salt and pepper to taste
-serve with rice