A Taste of The Coniston: Rustic Curry

Looking for something simple yet nutritious for tea tonight? Take a look at our quick and easy Rustic Chicken Curry recipe! A hearty dish that is a favourite with all the family!


  • 1 x Large Onion
  • 3 x Garlic Cloves (finely diced)
  • 50g Ginger (finely diced)
  • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Caster Sugar
  • 400g Tin of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 4 x Chicken Fillets (approximately 600g, diced)
  • 250ml Hot Chicken Stock
  • 2 tbsp Freshly Chopped Coriander


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a sturdy pan on a medium heat.
  2. Lightly fry the onion, garlic and ginger, and once the onion goes translucent add spices and sugar and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the diced chicken into the pan, ensuring it is coated in the spice mixture, and cook for 5 minutes until lightly browned.
  4. Empty the the tin of chopped tomatoes and continue cooking on a medium heat for about 10 minutes until the tomatoes reduce and darken.
  5. Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for 8 – 10 minutes with a lid on the pan until the chicken is tender and the sauce lightly thickened. You might need to add a ladle of stock/water if the curry needs it.

To serve, sprinkle the freshly chopped coriander and enjoy with basmati rice and naan bread. Delicious!

Serves 4 People

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