- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 chicken legs
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 30 g fresh ginger
- 1 tablespoon coriander powder
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 tablespoon cumin powder
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 800 g canned tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 300 g coconut milk
- basmati rice, boiled, to serve
- coriander, finely chopped, to serve
- pita breads, to serve
Sri Lankan chicken curry
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- Place a semi-deep casserole over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.
- Add the chicken legs and sauté all sides well, for 4-5 minutes, until golden.
- Finely chop the garlic, the ginger, and add them into the pot.
- Keep sautéing for 1-2 minutes and add all the spices in.
- Mix with a wooden spoon and add the canned tomatoes, the sugar, salt, pepper, and lower the heat to medium-low.
- Cook for 10-15 minutes and add the coconut milk.
- Keep cooking for 10-15 more minutes and remove from the heat.
- Add the rice and mix.
- Serve with finely chopped coriander and pita breads.
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*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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