Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Curry in a Hurry - From the Raj Team

Here is a recipe for Chicken Korma, which as well as being quick to prepare, can be cooked in the Microwave and is also suitable for freezing.

700 g  chicken breast (skinned & cut into 1” cubes)
175 g  thick set natural yoghurt
3         cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced
2 tsp    turmeric
1         large onion sliced
100 g  ghee or butter
1 tsp   ground ginger, salt and ground cumin
5 cm   stick of cinnamon
5         cloves
5        cardomons
1 tbsp crushed coriander seeds
½ tsp      chilli powder
1½ tbsp desiccated coconut
2 tsp     roasted almonds

Place yoghurt, turmeric and 1 garlic clove in the food processor and puree to mix evenly.  Pour over chicken and stir well.  Cover and chill overnight.
 Melt ghee, add the remaining garlic and onions, fry gently for 4-5 minutes until soft.  Stir in spices and fry for a further 3 mins.  Add chicken pieces with the yoghurt marinade, stir well.Cover ans simmer for ½ - ¾ hrs until chicken is tender.

Transfer to serving dish and scatter with roasted almonds.

Thank you for your comments

“Lovely break.”

We stayed for a few days. What a lovely experience. 

The hotel was lovely, the room was very spacious and clean.

Breakfast was great and cooked well. 

The staff were very helpful. All in all a good stay. 


Friday, 17 February 2017

Some photos from our Valentine's Dinner

International Women's Day Dinner/Network Reunion

Whether or not you recognise the Logo we will be pleased to see you on International Women's Day (Wednesday March 8) for dinner in the Raj Indian Restaurant at The Holiday Inn Algarve, Armação de Pêra - 19.30. 

You just have to be female! 

We will be meeting old friends and making new ones and raising funds for a maternity project in São Tomé. 

Welcome Drink, 3 course Indian Dinner with wine, and coffee - 25 Euros per person.

Bookings to Linda: We look forward to seeing you.