Curry chicken and rice

chicken curry and rice
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Chicken curry in a hurry! This simple, budget-friendly family meal is ready in an hour.


  • 30-45ml curry powder
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 375ml chicken stock
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tsp cream of chicken soup powder
  • salt and pepper
Yellow rice:
  • 300g long-grain rice
  • 50g raisins
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • Mix all the spices ingredients together. Add oil to a pot over medium heat and sauté the onion until soft.
  • Add the spice blend and cook until fragrant. Pour in the stock and tomatoes and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Use a stick blender to create a smooth sauce. Add the chicken pieces and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Mix the soup powder with water and stir into the chicken pot. Simmer for 5 minutes more or until thickened.
  • Season and serve with the yellow rice.
For the rice:
  • Add all the ingredients to a pot, add 2 cups of water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and cover for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.