Thermomix Cashew Chicken Curry

by Tenina Holder
posted 05 Feb, 2019 (last updated 08 Jun, 2020)
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Total Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 10mins
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    750

Some nights just beg for tasty, real food. Unfortunately those nights don't always coincide with the willingness to cook. This Cashew Chicken Curry will satisfy both of those factors, with little-to-no maintenance necessary apart from removing the lid and stirring in yoghurt at the hour mark. Aside from the spice and nut blending in the Thermomix, this recipe needs little attention and will appeal to all audiences. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

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INGREDIENTS


  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    1.41oz/40g (about ½ cup)
    peeled
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    as needed
    sliced
  • Cashew nuts icon
    Cashew nuts
    as needed
    roasted
  • Cashew nuts icon
    Cashew nuts
    5.29oz/150g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    2.47oz/70g (about 5 tbsp)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    2 (9.88oz/280g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1 tbsp (0.24oz/7g)
  • Curry powder icon
    Curry powder
    2 tsp (0.14oz/4g)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    1 tbsp (0.08oz/2g)
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp (0.07oz/2g)
  • Canned tomatoes icon
    Canned tomatoes
    14.11oz/400g (about 1)
  • Chicken thighs icon
    Chicken thighs
    6 (40.85oz/1158g)
  • Plain yogurt icon
    Plain yogurt
    7.05oz/200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Cilantro icon
    Cilantro
    as needed
    chopped

METHOD


  1. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  2. Add cashew nuts to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Blitz - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  5. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to small bowl
  6. Add butter, garlic clove, onion, ginger, ground turmeric, curry powder, chili flakes and cumin seeds to the TM5 bowl
  7. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 5
  8. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  9. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  10. Transfer nuts to TM5 bowl
  11. Add canned tomatoes to the TM5 bowl
  12. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 8
  13. Add chicken thighs to a clean Dutch oven
  14. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to Dutch oven and cover
  15. Cook - 1 hr, 160°C
  16. Stir plain yogurt into the Dutch oven
  17. Uncover
  18. Cook - 30 min, 160°C
  19. Remove
  20. Add cilantro, fresh chili and cashew nuts to the Dutch oven
  21. Stir
  22. Serve

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