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Healthy Chicken Curry

Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking: 35 mins

Serves 4, costs under £4.00


  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil (20g)
  • 2 Onions (300g) (Medium Sized)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (6g)
  • ½ Teaspoons Ground Ginger (2g)
  • 2 Teaspoons Garam Masala (6g) (Or Any Other Medium Curry Powder)
  • 1 Teaspoons Chilli Flakes (3g)
  • 1 Red Pepper (160g)
  • 1 Chicken Fillet (150g) (Large Sized)
  • 1 Can Chopped Tomatoes (400g)
  • 1 Can Green Lentils (400g)
  • Water (250ml)
  • 1 Mugs Rice (260g)
  • 1 Small bunch Fresh Coriander (10g) (Optional)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.


  1. Peel and finely chop the onion, peel and crush the garlic, and de-seed and chop the red pepper.

  2. Cut the chicken into small pieces.

  3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Fry the onions until they're soft.

  4. Add the garlic, ginger, spices and red pepper. Cook slowly for 5 minutes.

  5. Drain and rinse the green lentils and add to the saucepan with the chicken, chopped tomatoes and cold water.

  6. Cook on a low heat for about 30 minutes until the chicken is tender.

  7. Cook the rice as per the instructions on the packet.

  8. If you want coriander, chop it up and add it to the curry. Finally serve this dish with rice.

Nutritional Information