Chicken Curry

October 24, 2013

The divine smells from this Chicken Curry simmering, transported me back to my Moms kitchen, from when I was a little girl to just the last time I was there.  I think I did my Mom justice, it came out awesome!!

4 chicken breasts or 1 whole chicken(cut), seasoned with salt/pepper
1 Tbs olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 cauliflower head, chopped into large chunks (or potatoes if you like)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp turmeric
2 small red chili peppers, dried
1 bay leaf
1 cinnamon stick
Kosher salt
2 cups water

In large pot, heat olive oil on high and brown chicken on both sides, remove from pan.
Sauté onion, scraping any bits from pan, stir in cumin, coriander, turmeric, salt, bay leaf and cinnamon stick.  Roast spices for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add chicken back into pan and coat with spices.  Add water and cauliflower. Bring to a boil, then simmer, covered for 1-1 1/2 hours.
Serve over basmati rice and curried zucchini.

Chicken Curry

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