Fodder’s Easy Chicken Curry

Main courseServes 4

Missing going out for your favourite curry during lockdown?  The team at Harrogate based farm shop Fodder are here to help with this quick and simple Chicken Curry recipe curtesy of their resident chef Cicero. All ingredients are available to purchase from Fodder and for more recipe inspiration visit their website  


4 x Tablespoons Olive oil

500g Chicken Thighs

200ml Longley Farm Natural Yogurt

2 Bay leaves

4 Garlic Farm Garlic cloves crushed

2 Medium Onions chopped

2 Tablespoons Garam Masala

1 Tablespoon Curry Powder

2 Tablespoons Turmeric

50g Ground Almonds

3 Cardamom Pods

1 Tin Tomatoes

2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste

1 Tablespoon Cumin Seeds

Fresh Coriander to taste

1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger peeled and diced

2 Red Chilli chopped

Salt to taste



  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan. When hot add the onions, garlic, chilli, ginger and cardamom pods. Fry for 5 minutes then add the cumin seeds, turmeric, garam masala, curry powder, bay leaves, tinned tomatoes and tomato paste. Bring to boil and simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  2. Add the chicken, yogurt and almonds. Bring to a simmer and cook over a low heat for about 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Add fresh coriander to taste.
  3. Serve immediately with rice and/or naan bread.