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Chicken Cape Malay Curry
Cape Malay curry originates from South Africa. A couple of centuries ago, slaves from Indonesia and India were brought to work on the farms of Cape Town, South Africa. They came to be known as Cape Malays, and as a result of their influence, curry dishes are widespread in South Africa. This a fruity and mild curry known for combining sweet and savoury flavours – using sweet spices, dried fruit (especially dried apricots), and savoury seasonings.
Making it has just become extra easy…here is what you need:
*2 tbsps oil
*300ml chicken stock
*1 tbsp natural yogurt
*Salt & pepper to taste
Season the chicken with a little salt.
Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Add the chicken pieces to the heated oil a few pieces at a time and fry until golden brown all over.
Put all the chicken back in the saucepan and add the Cape Malay curry sauce and stir.
Add the stock, cover and leave to cook until chicken falling apart.
A few minutes before serving, stir in the natural yogurt.
Taste for seasoning and serve with South African yellow rice, mashed potatoes or couscous.
***You can use any meat in place of the chicken, lamb is used traditionally.