Nisha Katona easy chicken dhansak curry with lentils recipe on This Morning

Nisha Katona served up a easy chicken dhansak curry with red lentils, turmeric, cumin powder, garam masala and spinach on This Morning.

The ingredients are: 120ml vegetable oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds , 2 onions, roughly chopped, 2 cubes frozen crushed garlic (or 6 garlic cloves, peeled and grated), 2 cubes frozen crushed ginger (or 2 thumb sized pieces of fresh ginger, peeled and grated), 3 large green chillies, left whole, 3 tbsp garam masala, 1 tbsp ground cumin, ¼ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp ground turmeric, 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (approx 600g) chopped into 2cm cubes, 400g canned chopped tomatoes, 200g dried red lentils, 1 ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp sugar, Juice of ½ lemon, 100g baby spinach leaves and Small handful fresh coriander, finely chopped.

Cooked rice or flatbreads, to serve (or baguette sliced lengthways and toasted with butter).




See recipes by Nisha in her book titled: The Spice Tree: Indian Cooking Made Beautifully Simple available from Amazon now.

2 thoughts on “Nisha Katona easy chicken dhansak curry with lentils recipe on This Morning

  1. I am Parsi and the Dhansak you made today is not dhansak! You have spoiled the dish and our Parsi’s main dish too!

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