A beautifully flavoursome dish that is a guaranteed winner for the whole family!
2 red chillies, chopped and seeded
2 cloves garlic
1 4cm piece ginger
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp garam masala
½ tsp turmeric powder
4 skinless chicken breast fillets diced
150g red split lentils
1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
4 small, ready-made rotis, warmed to serve
Put the chillies, garlic, ginger and onion in a blender and blend to a paste.
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a large pan and fry the paste for 2 minutes, until fragrant and aromatic.
Add the spices and cook for a further minute.
Add the chicken pieces and thoroughly coat them in the spices. Cook for 5 minutes before adding the lentils and chopped tomatoes, along with 1½ tins of water.
Simmer for 25 minutes, season, then tip in the spinach and stir until wilted.
Enjoy this tasty dish with our simple nan bread recipe!
Calories 330 k/cal