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Chicken Mulligatawny casserole

Chicken pieces in a mild curry sauce with tomatoes and apples. An easy to make midweek meal.
Course Easy Midweek Meal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 570kcal
Author Jacqueline Bellefontaine


  • 2 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 6 chicken drumsticks skin removed
  • 6 chicken thighs skin removed
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 6 tbsp tomato puree (paste)
  • 4 tbsp mild or medium curry paste
  • 2 tbsp plain flour (all-purpose)
  • 900 ml chicken stock
  • 2 apples peeled, cored and thickly sliced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 slices lemons
  • 50g sultanas
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Heat the oil in a large sauté pan or casserole and brown the chicken on all sides. You may need to do this in batches.  Once brown remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Reduce the heat and add the onion to the pan cook, stirring until softened and beginning to colour about 5 minutes
  • Stir in the tomato puree and curry paste and cook gently for 1 minute. Then stir in the flour and cook for another minute.
  • Gradually stir in the stock. Return the chicken to the pan and add the remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat cover and simmer over a low heat for 1 hour.


Calories: 570kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 402mg | Potassium: 873mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 5210IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2.6mg