Chicken Bhuna

Chicken Bhuna

This is a very simple, family friendly, chicken curry.  A great dinner idea if you are looking for some inspiration for a healthy family meal.  This easy curry recipe will ensure that chicken curry is added to your weekly meal planning! This simple Indian dish has hint of warmth (add fresh chillies to make it hotter) and it's simple enough to make it into your midweek meals rota!  Pair it with our delicious and cooling Mint and Coriander Raita.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Method: hob

2 tbsp oil
2 onions, finely chopped
4cm piece of ginger, grated or finely chopped
4 fat garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped
400g tin chopped tomatoes
8 tsp Bhuna Spice Pot
800g chicken breasts, chopped into largish chunks
2 tsp salt
Handful spinach
Coriander and chopped fresh chillies to garnish
  1. Heat the oil then cook the onions until softened and browning, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.  
  3. Add the tomatoes and simmer until the tomatoes are reduced to a thick paste.
  4. Add the Bhuna spice and cook for a minute, stirring.
  5. Add the chicken and salt and mix well to combine.  Stir in 150ml of water
  6. Allow it to simmer gently, with the lid off, until the chicken is soft and tender, about 20 minutes. 
  7. Just before serving, swirl in some spinach and let it wilt. 
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander and chopped chilies.
  9. Serve with naan bread and Mint and Coriander Raita on the side.  


Chef's Tip     *CHEF'S TIP
     If there are any leftovers, freeze for a time-saving
     mid-week meal



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