finely chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…
each ground cumin and coriander
chilli, deseeded (if desired) and finely chopped
piece ginger, finely chopped Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…
mixed vegetable, such as carrots, cauliflower, potato and courgette, chopped
hot vegetable stock
yogurt Yogurt yog-ert Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…
ground almonds (optional)
raw chicken breast per portion
flaked almonds, chopped coriander, basmati rice or naan bread Almond arr-mund or al-mund Sweet almonds have a subtle fragrance that lends itself well to baking and also works well with…Heat the oil in a large pan. Cook onion with the dry spices over a low heat for 5-6 mins until the onion is light golden. Add the chilli, garlic and ginger and cook for 1 min, then throw in the mixed vegetables and cook for a further 5 mins.
the mixture appropriately between two pans if serving vegetarians and meat eaters. Chop the chicken into small chunks and stir into one pan. Add the stock, dividing between the pans appropriately, and simmer for 10 mins (if only cooking the veggie version in one pan, use 300ml stock; if dividing between two pans, add 250ml to each). Divide the peas, if necessary, and add, cooking for 3 mins more until the veg are tender and the chicken is cooked through.
from the heat and stir through the yogurt and ground almonds, if using. Serve sprinkled with the toasted almonds and coriander, with basmati rice or naan bread on the side.
Anways, enough with the rambling, here's how I made my Veggie Moussaka. I started by slicing up all my veggies - the aubergine into rounds, the courgettes into long slices, the mushrooms into thick slices and the peppers into big wedges
A luxurious creamy chicken pie, beautiful comfort food to share and enjoy. Once it is cool, gently stir in the diced, cooked chicken (the sauce will have thickened / set a little upon cooling, but don't worry, it will loosen again into a lovely creamy sauce once cooked and hot)
Wanting to combine all these idea's together is what inspired me to create this one pot veggie sausage stew flavored with fabulous fennel and garlic, packed with vegetables and finished off some paprika to give the stew a warmth that will transport your mind to more sunnier parts of the planet