India Inspired Spicy Tumeric Chicken Stirfry


This dish takes less than 15 min as long as you have the pantry for basic spices.

For those of us who are time-poor yet still cave some wholesome home meal, this is probably close to the answer.

What we need:
350g chicken slices (I often get the steam boat grade chicken slices), chicken thigh is ideal
1/4 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp black mustard seeds
1/4 tsp yellow mustard seeds
1/2 tsp tumeric powder
1/2-1/4 tsp chilli powder (optional)
1/2 tsp minced garlic
8 stalks green shallots
Pinch of salt

1. Heat a little oil in a fry pan, add fennel, cumin, mustard seeds in low heat for a min till fragrant.
2. Turn up the heat, then add garlic, chicken in. Stir fry till 80% cooked.
3. Put in tumeric powder and chilli in, along with shallots. Stir and mix well, add a pinch of salt for taste.

If it’s too dry, add 1/2 Tbs of water between step 2 & 3.


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