Chicken Dopiaza By Abdul Sadek

Chicken dopiaza (potatoes optional)

Slice 4 to 5 large onions

Chop 3 tomatoes.

1tbsp garlic ginger paste

1 large cinnamon stick

Prepare 1tsp cumin

2 tsp garam masala

1tsp turmeric

1tsp chilli powder

1tbsp coriander powdered.

Set aside.


In a pan add some oil until hot then add the onions along with the garlic ginger paste and soften. Add the cinnamon stick.

Turn the heat down and brown the onions slowly until a light golden colour. This will take about 25-30 minutes.

Add the powdered spices.

Then add 500g of chicken pieces. On or off the bone.

Add the tomatoes then Mix it up over a high heat then turn the heat down. Leave for 15 minutes occasionally stirring.

Add the potatoes if using and just enough water to cover the ingredients.

Simmer on a medium heat for 40 mins or until chicken is cooked.

Add salt to taste.

Serve with a sprinkling of coriander leaves.

The predominant flavour in this dish should come from the onions.


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