C46 Desi Chicken

This was inspired by a recipe from Kris Dhillon's book 'the new curry secret' with some ingredient changes and cooked in a BIR (British Indian Restaurant Style). A very robustly flavoured curry.


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2 tbspn oil 1 tspn chilli powder
60 gm onion (prepared weight) 1 tspn garam masala
1 tspn ginger ½ tspn turmeric
1 tspn garlic 300 ml c46 curry base sauce (see note 3)
1 tspn green chilli 1 portion c41 precooked chicken tikka
20 gm fresh fenugreek (see note 1) 50 gm potato
1 tspn kasuri methi (see note 2) ¼ tspn salt
  1 tbspn fresh coriander



  1. Heat the oil in a wok or heavy pan and cook the onion, stirring regularly, for 2 min.
  2. Add the ginger/garlic paste, green chilli and fenugreek and cook, stirring for 30 seconds.
  3. Stir in the methi, chilli powder, garam masala and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 min, adding a little c46 base sauce if needed to prevent drying and burning.
  4. Add the chicken, potato, salt and 80 ml of c46 base sauce and cook, stirring regularly, for 3 min, adding c46 base sauce as needed to maintain the desired sauce consistency.
  5. Reduce the heat and stir in the freshly chopped coriander and cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 min, adding c46 base sauce as needed to maintain the desired sauce consistency.


  1. Serve with rice and garnish with a little freshly chopped coriander.


(1) Fresh fenugreek can be purchased at any Asian outlet.
(2) Kasuri Methi is dried fenugreek leaves and can be purchased at many supermarkets or any Asian outlet.
(3) Dilute the c46 base sauce with 100 ml of water and warm before use. Other base sauces can be used, diluting or not, as the base sauce requires.

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The main ingredients
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The finished meal

Kasuri Methi
kasuri methi
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