C41 Chicken Lahori

Lahore is a town in the Punjab province of Pakistan near the Indian border and this is a moderately hot curry made with typical ingredients from the area.

Ingredients

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1 portion precooked chicken ¼ tspn turmeric
1 tbspn oil 1 tspn hot chilli powder
300 ml c41 curry base sauce ½ tspn ground coriander
2 dry bay leaves ¼ tspn cinnamon
1 clove 1 pinch salt
2 black peppercorns 15 gm red lentils
50 gm onion (prepared weight) ½ tomato
1 clove garlic 1 tspn green chilli

Preparation

Cooking

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or heavy pan and cook the onion, bay leaf, powdered clove and peppercorns for 5 min adding a little c41 base sauce as needed after 2 min to prevent drying out and burning.
  2. Stir in the garlic, turmeric, chilli powder, ground coriander and cinnamon and cook, stirring regularly, for 1 min, adding c41 base sauce as needed to prevent drying and burning.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium and add the chicken, cooked lentils, salt and 80 ml of c41 base sauce and cook, stitting regularly, for 3 min, adding base sauce as needed to maintain the required sauce consistency.
  4. Stir in the tomato and green chilli and cook for 1 min.

Serving

  1. Serve with naan bread and garnish with a little freshly chopped coriander.
The preparation stage
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The finished meal
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