Irish Curry


  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 large chicken breasts
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 3 small granny smith apples (diced)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 4 cups water
  • chopped cilantro (to garnish if desired)
  • cooked rice (to serve).
  • NOTE: Double “sauce”!!!!


Step 1Combine the spices and mix well together.
Step 2Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the onion and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes until onion starts to soften.
Step 3Add the spices. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring to prevent sticking.
Step 4Add the chicken, mixing to fully coat it in spices. Cook for 10 minutes.
Step 5Blend the yogurt and tomato paste together and add to the chicken mixture.
Step 6Add the water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer the curry for 40 minutes.
Step 7Add the apples and raisins and simmer for an additional 10 to 20 minutes.
Step 8Serve over hot rice. Garnish with chopped cilantro if desired.

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