Bhuna

A fantastic, flavorsome curry..

Ingredients

800g Diced Chicken, breast or dark meat as you prefer
1 Cup/300ml Water or Chicken Stock
2 Small white onions finely chopped
2 Teaspoons Ginger Puree
2 Teaspoons Garlic Puree
200g Groundnut Oil
1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
4 Teaspoons Mild Curry Powder
1 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
2 Teaspoons Garam Masala Powder
1 Teaspoon whole Toasting Seeds
100ml Natural Yogurt
4 Tablespoons Tomato Puree
100ml Pureed Onion
1 Small onion, 2 Deseeded Tomatoes, chopped into a very fine dice to garnish

Method

To make the Onion Puree, bring a small pan of water to the boil and add some chopped onions. Boil until soft, drain and puree with a hand blender or in a food processor. Freeze any extra you make for next time.
Heat a large saucepan on a high heat. Once it is hot add the whole seeds and toast them until they sizzle and crackle. Now add the oil and then add the chopped onions and reduce the heat to low.  Cook the onions gently and slowly until they turn a golden brown colour.
Make a paste of the ginger puree, garlic puree, curry powder, Turmeric powder, Chilli powder, with a little water. Add to saucepan and stir in well and fry for a couple of minutes.
Now add your 800g Diced Chicken, breast or dark meat as you prefer stir in well.
Mix the Yogurt, Tomato Puree, Onion Puree, together in a jug with the water or stock and pour into the saucepan and mix in well. Turn up the heat until the sauce begins to simmer and leave to simmer for 15-20 Minutes. Stir occasionally.
Finally sprinkle in the Garam masala and stir in well for the final 2 minutes of cooking. Garnish with the 1 Small onion, 2 Deseeded Tomatoes, chopped into a very fine dice and serve.

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