Chicken Dhansak

Wonderful spicy persian/gujarati stew.



  1. Toast the garam masala in a large frying pan

  2. Add 2 tbsp oil to the spice and fry the onions and bell pepper ~5 minutes

  3. Add the chicken to pan and brown, add garlic, ginger and chili pepper, fry 20 secs

  4. Add tomatoes, lentils, stock and bay leaves. Bring to the boil and simmer lid on for 40 mins

  5. Simmer lid off ~10 mins to thicken sauce.


Serve with rice and sprinkle with coriander.

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