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Sri Lankan Chicken Curry

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2 md Onions; chopped
  • 3 md Garlic cloves; chopped
  • 2 1/2 lb Chicken pieces; skin removed
  • Salt
  • 3 md Fresh tomatoes; diced OR
  • 1 Can plum tomatoes (14-16 oz)
  • -drained and diced
  • 1 ts Curry powder
  • 1/4 To 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 ts Turmeric
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 2 Whole cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick (about 3-in.)
  • 1 tb Distilled white vinegar
  • 1/3 c Chicken stock or broth
  • 1/2 c Unsweetened coconut milk;
  • -optional


Heat butter in a casserole, add onions, and cook over medium-low heat until
softened. Add garlic, then chicken pieces and brown lightly, stirring. Add
salt, tomatoes, curry powder, cayenne pepper, turmeric, cardamom, cloves,
cinnamon stick, vinegar, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Stir in
coconut milk. Cover and simmer until chicken is tender, about 35 minutes
for breast pieces, about 50 minutes for leg and thigh pieces. If you would
like a thicker sauce, uncover, remove chicken, and simmer sauce until
thickened. Return chicken to sauce. Taste sauce and adjust seasoning. Serve
hot. Source: Faye Levy's International Chicken Book.

Shared and MM by Judi M. Phelps. QNTJ65A, Prodigy

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