Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Keyword Easy
Servings 6
Calories 603 kcal


  • 700 g Boneless chicken thigh cut into pieces
  • 1 pinch Ground cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Small onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves crushed
  • ½ tbsp Crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp Thyme leaves removed from sprigs
  • 8 Curry leaves chopped
  • ¼ tsp Coriander powder alternatively finely chopped coriander stem
  • 1 pinch Clove powder
  • 1 pinch Ground cumin
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Red chilli optional
  • 500 ml Chicken liquid stock
  • 100 ml White wine
  • 410 g Canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 2 Small potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 100 g White cup mushrooms alternatively champions
  • 220 g Canned green peas
  • Chopped parsley to garnish


  • Season chicken thigh fillets with ground cinnamon, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • In a large non-stick frypan/skillet add a little oil and bring to medium-high heat. Add chicken and seal for 2 minutes on each side. Remove and set aside.
  • In the same frypan, add more oil if required, onion, garlic, ginger, thyme, curry leaves, coriander powder, clove powder, ground cumin, cinnamon stick, and chilli. Mix well and cook over low-medium heat for 5 minutes covered.
  • Add chicken stock liquid, white wine, crushed tomatoes, and tomato paste, bring to simmer for 10 minutes covered, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken thigh fillet pieces. Continue to cook covered, stirring occasionally for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked throughout.
  • Meanwhile, rinse and place prepared potatoes in a microwave-safe container, filling with boiling water slightly below the top of the potato level. Microwave on high for 5-10 minutes to soften, drain and set aside.
  • Stir in mushrooms and potatoes, and continue cooking a further 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and discard cinnamon stick. Stir in canned peas.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley or coriander, and serve over steamed rice.


  • If the sauce thickens or dries out then gradually add some hot water.
  • Try adding canned cherry tomatoes, corn kernels, olives, or diced bacon for extra flavour.

Bon appétit!


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