Curry for Change

Changing the lives of families
who suffer from hunger.

Creamy coconut chicken curry


Get your kids cooking for Curry for Change with this child friendly recipe. Read more about how to get the whole family involved here

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serves 4 - 6

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 small onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp brown mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 50g creamed coconut, grated
  • 400mls cold water
  • 600g chicken breast/thigh, chopped into 3cm pieces


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onions in it along with the salt for 20 minutes, over a low heat, until really soft.
  2. Add the cumin, mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, cayenne and chilli, stir and fry for a further minute.
  3. Add the coconut cream (this comes in a block) and the water, turn up the heat and stir well.
  4. Add the chicken and simmer on a medium heat for 15 - 20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has reduced a little.
  5. Serve with fluffy basmati rice or chapatis.

This recipe was kindly donated by Holly Bell. Find more Recipes from a Normal Mum on her website for more recipes, or find out what she's up to on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

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