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Balti Chicken

3 tbsp oil  

4 green cardamom pods  

2 tsp cumin seeds  

2 onions sliced  

2 garlic cloves crushed  

1kg chicken breast chopped  

1 tsp chilli powder  

½ tsp salt  

1 tsp garam masala  

100ml water  

10 tomatoes roughly chopped. If you don't like the skin you can remove it.

2 tbsp coriander for cooking and garnish    


Heat the oil over a medium heat and add the cardamom and cumin seeds  Once you have fried these for a minute or until they start to pop add the onions and garlic  Fry all of this for 10-15 minutes over  medium heat until nicely browned  Add the chicken and stir fry for 5-6 minutes until sealed  Add the chilli, salt, garam masala, water and tomatoes  Bring to the boil and then turn the heat down to a simmer  After about 20-25 minutes the meat should be cooked and the sauce thickening  Add the coriander and stir for a couple of minutes  Serve and garnish

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