Bunny Chow South Africa

– Course                   :     Bunny Chow 
– Cuisine                   :    South Africa 
– Prep Time              :    15 minutes
– Cook Time             :    45 minutes
– Total Time             :     60 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken thighs or breast cut in bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup canola or cooking oil
  • 2-3 Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder or more
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 3 green cardamom pods lightly crushed
  • 8 ounce or less potatoes cleaned and cut into cubes
  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 11/2 cup or more chicken broth or water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

When ready to cook, heat up large Sauce- pan with oil, and add onions, garlic, cinnamon stick, curry leaves, cardamom pods and curry powder, stir occasionally for about 2-3 minutes until onions is translucent.

1.  Add tomatoes followed by chicken, stir and sauté for about 2-3 more minutes. Add chicken stock/ water if necessary to prevent any burns

2. Next add chickpeas, potatoes and chicken broth , about 1 1 1/2 cup , add more as needed. Bring to a boil and let it simmer until sauce thickens, it might take about 25 minutes or more

3.  Adjust for salt, pepper and stew consistency.

Enjoy!!

Credit: https://www.africanbites.com/bunny-chow/

Photo Credit: Immaculate Bites