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    • Zziggi
    • By Zziggi 12th May 06, 7:57 PM
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    (another) curry question
    • #1
    • 12th May 06, 7:57 PM
    (another) curry question 12th May 06 at 7:57 PM
    I've made batches of curry_queen's curry base and have used the following receipe quite alot.

    Chicken Korma (serve 3-4)

    4 tbsp veg oil
    425ml curry sauce
    450g cooked chicken
    2 tbsp cashew nuts, roughly chopped
    1 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp turmeric
    1 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 tsp garam masala
    150ml coconut cream
    1 tbsp finely chopped coriander

    The problem is that the kids won't eat it and say it is too spicy. So i am looking to make a REALLY mild curry.(possibly a creamy curry?) The problem is i can't use cream in the dish - would yogurt/creamed coconut do the same trick?

    At the moment the only thing i can get them to eat is Homepride corronation chicken sauce then i add some chicken, onions, peppers peas/carrots and loads of sultanas to sweeten it up. They'll eat this but i want a HM version because (a) there's something in the homepride sauce that doesn't agree with them (milk intollerant), (b) HM is better and cheaper.

    So i suppose i'm asking
    (a) has anyone got a good VERY MILD HM curry recipe (pref using curry_queens curry base)

    (b) can i make a mild HM corronation chicken curry sauce - the curry version not to serve with jacket pots/salads.

    Thanks in advance
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    • nuttyrockeress
    • By nuttyrockeress 12th May 06, 8:01 PM
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    • 12th May 06, 8:01 PM
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    • 12th May 06, 8:01 PM
    natural yoghurt should cool it down a fair bit
    It's nice to be nutty but's more important to be nice
    • Pink.
    • By Pink. 12th May 06, 8:18 PM
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    • #3
    • 12th May 06, 8:18 PM
    • #3
    • 12th May 06, 8:18 PM
    Adding a combination of yoghurt and creamed coconut will make any curry milder and sweeter.

    If a curry's too hot, I always add natural yoghurt separately to the little one's portion and give him less sauce ratio to rice.

    • Zziggi
    • By Zziggi 12th May 06, 8:30 PM
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    • 12th May 06, 8:30 PM
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    • 12th May 06, 8:30 PM
    Thanks guys. Maybe it is the garlic in the curry base they don't like?:confused:

    Any ideas on the corronation chicken HM sauce please?
  • linzibean
    • #5
    • 12th May 06, 9:40 PM
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    • 12th May 06, 9:40 PM
    I do quite a mild curry for when I;m visiting OH's family, his sister cant take hot foods! Basically, i do enough chicken for who;s eating with sliced pepper, half an onion finely chopped.

    First of all I heat some oil in a pan with two small pinches of chilli powder, a teaspoon of garam masala, a pinch of salt and soem ground black pepper, with a dash of lemon juice. The I brown off the chicken in this mix, add the peppers / onions, fry for a couple of mins, then add half a pack of creamed coconut. As this simmers I addd a further teaspoon of garam masala and maybe a little more chilli. Once it simmers the coconut cream comes up lovely and thick, creamy, and yum yum!!

    If I make this for just me and OH I really bung in the chilli
  • mirakl
    • #6
    • 13th May 06, 12:43 AM
    • #6
    • 13th May 06, 12:43 AM
    As a kid I couldn't handle ginger, that was the thing that made things too hot for me. Glad I've grown out of that!
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