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South African Chicken Curry

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“I learned how to make curry from a very good South African friend. Over time I have changed it up a bit to suit my taste. My SA friends actually love this when I make it. I serve it with curried daal and basmati rice. Don't forget to add chutney and sambals! Enjoy!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Start with a hot pan with olive oil - add onion and saute for a few minutes. Add ginger paste, sriracha, garlic, curry powder, garam masala and cinnamon stick. Saute for a few minutes until you make sort of a paste.
  2. Add chicken and saute until chicken is no longer pink.
  3. Add potatoes, tomatoes, curry leaves, bay leaves and chicken stock - bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to simmer and cook uncovered for approximately 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  5. Add more chicken stock if you like it thinner.
  6. The curry should thicken and have a rich deep golden colour.

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