Spicy Curry Recipes For the Adventurous

 Spicy Curry Recipes For the Adventurous

 

Are you looking for a spicy food that is unlike any Tex-Mex or Oriental dish you’ve ever had? Curry is a very rich sauce that is chock full of spices. Not for the faint cashew salted

of heart (or stomach, I suppose)! If you have never had curry before, you might start with the Madras recipe in this article. It’s the mildest of the four curries I’ve listed. If you HAVE previously experienced the wonderful world of curry, feel free to have a go at any and all of these great recipes!

Chicken Korma

Ingredients:
1/4 cup cashew halves
1/4 cup boiling water
3 cloves garlic, peeled
1 (1/2 inch) piece fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped
3 tbsp vegetable oil
2 bay leaves, crumbled
1 large onion, minced
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp chili powder
3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – diced
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tsp cornstarch, mixed with 1 tsp water

Directions:

Place cashews in a small bowl, and pour the boiling water over nuts. Set aside for 15 to 20 minutes. Place garlic and ginger in food processor and blend until smooth; set aside. 2. Heat oil in wok over medium heat. Cook the bay leaves in hot oil for 30 seconds. Stir in onion, and cook until soft, about 3 to 5 minutes. Mix in garlic/ginger paste, and season with coriander, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, and chili powder. Stir in chicken, and cook for about 5 minutes. Pour in tomato sauce and chicken broth. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. 3. Meanwhile, place the cashews, along with the water in which they were soaked, and the cream and yogurt into food processor. Process until smooth. 4. Stir the cashew mixture into the chicken and onions. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the cornstarch mixture, and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes.

Madras Curry Sauce

Ingredients:
1 stick butter (8 tbsp)
2 onions, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
2 carrots, finely chopped
2 chili peppers
2 apples, chopped
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
1 or 2 tablespoons Madras curry powder (to suit taste)
3/4 cup coconut milk

Directions:

 

 

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