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Lavand-e-Murgh


Lavand-e-Murgh

Ingredients:

Allergens in bold

Chicken Thigh

Crushed Ginger (Sulphites)

Crushed Garlic (Sulphites)

Beetroot

Coriander

Hariyali Paste

Star Anise

Crackle & Sizzle Tarka Blend

Bay Leaf

Aromatic Spice Blend

Sautéed Onion Paste

Basmati Rice

Natural Yoghurt (Dairy)

Crispy Fried Onions

Nutritional Information:

Per serving: Energy (kcal) 839 Fat 16g of which saturates 7g Carbohydrates 83g of which sugars 16g Protein 46g Salt 2.55g

Recipe Description:

While ‘Lavand e murgh’ means ‘chicken and yoghurt’, this style of cooking is generally known as ‘Qormah e Lawand’, or ‘yoghurt braise’. As the name suggests, it’s the original version of the Indian ‘korma’ curry, a dish that the Mughal emperor Babur probably brought with him when he left Kabul to conquer India. The Afghan dish’s sauce is distinctly bright and herbal rather than heavy or spicy, with the tangy yoghurt playing a prominent role. Afghanistan shares a border with China, which explains the subtle use of star anise and cassia here; the depth and diversity of Afghan cuisine continues to inspire and enlighten us.

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