Easy chicken rogan josh with red lentils


1 tbsp sunflower oil
1 large red onion, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
400g dried red lentils
2-3 tbsp Cooks' Ingredients Rogan Josh Curry Paste
1.5 litres chicken stock, hot
6 free-range skinless chicken thigh fillets, cubed
235g pack Waitrose Ready Washed Spinach
Cooked basmati rice and natural yogurt, to serve


1. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion, garlic and cumin seeds for 5 minutes until softened and golden. Add the lentils and curry paste and stir for 1 minute, then add the chicken stock and bring everything to a simmer.

2. Stir in the chicken and cook gently for 25 minutes until the lentils are tender and the chicken is cooked through with no pink meat. Add the spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes until just wilted. Serve with cooked basmati rice and spoonfuls of yogurt.

Cook’s tip

Try adding some grated cucumber and a squeeze of lemon juice to the yogurt for a cooling raita.

Easy chicken rogan josh with red lentils
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Serves: 6

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,202kJ
Fat 17.1g
Saturated Fat 4.1g
Carbohydrate 42.5g
Sugars 5g
Protein 49.8g
Salt 0.8g
Fibre 5.5g

per serving

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This recipe was first published in Thu Oct 27 09:31:34 BST 2016.