Cheats Chicken Dhansak

Large large quick chicken dhansak curry

This is a great curry that is simple and very tasty!

This curry can also be used as a dinner option on a light day if you are following Rosemary's new 3-2-1 Diet Plan.  A firm favourite with our curry lovers
Cheats Chicken Dhansak
Large quick chicken dhansak curry


  • serves
  • kcal per serving
  • cooking time
    25 mins
  • prep time
    5 mins
  • vegetarian
  • vegan
  • gluten free
  • lactose free
  • Ingredients

  • 1 large white onion, finely diced
  • 1x400g lentil soup
  • 200g raw chicken breasts, chopped into cubes
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 tsps garam masala
  • 1x200g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped to serve
  • oil spray
  • Tips

    You can cook this in a slowcooker - allow 2-3 hours depending on your slow cooker instructions



    Heat a heavy based large saucepan and spray with the oil spray. Add the onion, garlic and chilli cook gently until softened.


    Now add the Chicken pieces and cook for a further 5 mins.


    Add the garam masala, tomatoes and lentil soup to the chicken. Stir and reduce to a simmer.


    Cook for a further 20 minutes until the sauce has thickened or transfer to a slowcooker and cook as per your slowcooker instructions - normally 2-3 hours on low


    Stir in the fresh coriander just before serving. Serve with basmati rice or a naan bread (calories for these are not included)

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