Chicken Dhansak (Christopher)

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Chicken Dhansak (Christopher)

Post by sjj1805 » Tue May 31, 2011 3:44 pm

1/2 cup of red lentils
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons (heaped) of curry paste (Balti or Jalfrazi)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 pint of pineapple juice
2 tablespoons of tomato purée
3 fresh tomatoes cut into wedges
1 red pepper (optional)
small bunch of fresh coriander
1/4 pack of creamed coconut block
4 cooked chicken breasts
1/2 pint chicken stock.
Fry onions, garlic, lentils
Add spice, sugar, tomato purée, fry for 1 minute
Add fruit juice and stock and bring to boil then turn down to simmer
Add tomato wedges, peppers and cook for 10 minutes
Add cooked chicken, thicken if necessary with cornflour
chop creamed coconut and add, stir until melted in
Turn off
Add chopped coriander and serve.
Can add pineapple pieces as well.

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